National Research Summit on Care, Services and Supports for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers




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October 16-17, 2017

National Institutes of Health
William H. Natcher Building (Building #45)
45 Center Drive
Bethesda, Maryland 20892


The National Research Summit on Care, Services, and Supports for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers was a 2-day meeting sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and private sector organizations.


Day 1 Videocast Archive:

Day 2 Videocast Archive:



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What's New:

  • Pre-Summit Paper: Home is Where the Future Is: The BrightFocus Foundation Concensus Panel on Dementia Care (added March 2018)

    Pre-Summit Meeting Material: Dementia Methods Pre-Summit Meeting (added March 2018)

  • Post-Summit Paper: State of the Science for Pragmatic Trials of Non-Pharmacological Interventions to Improve Outcomes Among Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers (added January 2018)


Find Information On:


  Goal   Pre-Summit Activities
-- updated March 12
-- updated November 1
  Steering Committee   Registration Information
-- updated October 13
  Post-Summit Activities
-- added January 17
  Stakeholder Groups
-- updated October 16
  Agenda and Session Co-chairs,
           Speakers and Panelists

-- updated November 8
  Final Report
-- coming soon
-- updated September 26
  Public Comments and
           Frequently Asked Questions

-- updated January 3
  Available Reports and Materials
-- updated March 12