AAA Area Agency on Aging
AAIC Alzheimer's Association International Conference
ABC Antecedent, Behavior and Consequence
ACL Administration for Community Living
ACO Accountable Care Organization
AD Alzheimer's Disease
AD-PCPRN Alzheimer's Disease Patient and Caregiver-Powered Network
ADC Alzheimer's Disease Center
ADDF Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
ADEAR Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral
ADGC Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Consortium
ADHC Adult Day Health Care
ADI-SSS Alzheimer's Disease Initiative-Specialized Supportive Services
ADL Activity of Daily Living
ADNI Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative
ADRC Aging and Disability Resource Center
ADRD Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias
ADS Adult Day Services
ADSP Alzheimer's Disease Sequencing Project
ADSSP Alzheimer's Disease Supportive Services Program
AFTD Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration
AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
AIDD Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
AlzCAP Alzheimer's Disease Community Assistance Program
AMP Accelerating Medicines Partnership
AoA Administration on Aging
APOE Apolipoprotein E
APS Adult Protective Services
ASPE HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
AWV Annual Wellness Visit
BRFSS Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
bvFTD Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Degeneration
CAHPS Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems
CART Collaborative Aging (in Place) Research using Technology initiative
CBD Corticobasal Degeneration
CCM Chronic Care Management
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CEAD Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease
CERAD Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease
CEU Continuing Education Unit
CFPB Consumer Finance Protection Bureau
CLC Community Living Center
CME Continuing Medical Education
CMMI Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CNCS Corporation for National and Community Service
COPE Care of Persons with Dementia in their Environments
CPC+ Comprehensive Primary Care Plus
D-SNP Dual Eligible Special Needs Plan
DCN Dementia Caregiving Network
DFA Dementia Friendly America
DLB Dementia with Lewy Bodies
DNA Deoxyribonucleic Acid
DoD U.S. Department of Defense
DoJ U.S. Department of Justice
DoL U.S. Department of Labor
DoT U.S. Department of Transportation
DSRTF Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation
eCQM electronic Clinical Quality Measures
EHR Electronic Health Record
EU European Union
EXERT Exercise in Adults with Mild Memory Problems tial
FAQ Frequently Asked Question
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FFS Fee-For-Service
FOA Funding Opportunity Announcement
FTD Frontotemporal Degeneration
FTD/ALS Frontotemporal Degeneration/Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease)
FTDDR Frontotemporal Degeneration Disorders Registry
FY Fiscal Year
GAP Global Alzheimer's Platform
GARD Georgia Alzheimer's and Related Dementias
GCAD Genomic Center for Alzheimer's Disease
GEC Geriatric Education Center
GOC Goals of Care
GWEP Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program
HBI Healthy Brain Initiative
HBRN Healthy Brain Research Network
HCBS Home and Community-Based Services
HCIA Health Care Innovation Award
HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HIT Health Information Technology
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HRSA Health Resources and Services Administration
HUD U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
IADRFC International Alzheimer's Disease Research Funder Consortium
IADRP International Alzheimer's Disease Research Portfolio
IAP Innovation Accelerator Program
IBD Inflammatory Bowel Disease
ICD-9 International Classification of Diseases, 9th revision
ICD-10 International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision
IDD Intellectual and Developmental Disability
IHS Indian Health Service
iSHARE Interprofessional Strategic Healthcare Alliance for Rural Education
JPND Joint Programme on Neurodegeneration
KU ADC University of Kansas Alzheimer's Disease Center
LBD Lewy Body Dementia
LBDA Lewy Body Dementia Association
LGBT Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender
LOAD Late-Onset Alzheimer's Disease
LTCO Long-Term Care Ombudsman
LTSS Long-Term Services and Supports
M2OVE-AD Molecular Mechanisms of the Vascular Etiology of Alzheimer's Disease
MCBS Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey
MCI Mild Cognitive Impairment
MUC Measures Under Consideration
NADRC National Alzheimer's and Dementia Resource Center
NAPA National Alzheimer's Project Act
NASEM National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine
NBHCAA National Brain Health Center for African Americans
NCEA National Center on Elder Abuse
NCHS National Center for Health Statistics
NCP National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
NGO Non-Governmental Organization
NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
NHATS National Health and Aging Trends Survey
NHC Nursing Home Compare
NIA National Institute on Aging
NIAGADS National Institute on Aging Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease Data Storage Site
NIH National Institutes of Health
NIMHD National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
NINDS National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
NLRC National Legal Resource Center
NORC National Ombudsman Resource Center
NPS Neuropsychiatric Symptoms
NSF National Science Foundation
NSLTCP National Study of Long-Term Care Places
NYSDOH New York State Department of Health
OAA Older Americans Act
OASH HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
OLTCOP ACL Office of Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs
ONC HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
ONDCP White House Office of National Drug Control Policy
OPM U.S. Office of Personnel Management
ORD VA Office of Research and Development
OWH HHS Office on Women's Health
P.L. Public Law
PAC Post-Acute Care
PACE Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly
PBPM Per Beneficiary Per Month
PCORI Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
PDBP Parkinson's Disease Biomarkers Program
PDSI Psychotropic Drug Safety Initiative
PET Positron Emission Tomography
PPA Primary Progressive Aphasia
PRC Prevention Research Center
Project ECHO Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes project
PSP Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
Q4 Fourth Quarter
QIO Quality Improvement Organization
RA2 ResearchersAgainstAlzheimer's
RDS Research Down Syndrome
REACH Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregivers' Health
RFA Request for Application
RITT Rural Interdisciplinary Team Training
ROAR Recruiting Older Adults into Research
SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAR Socially-Assistive Robot
SASH Support and Services at Home
SDM Supported Decision Making
SSA U.S. Social Security Administration
STAR Staff Training in Assisted Living Residences
TAP Tailoring Activities for Persons with Dementia and Caregivers
THP Tribal Health Program
TEP Technical Expert Panel
VA U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
VCID Vascular contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia
VD-HCBS Veteran-Directed Home and Community-Based Services
VHA Veterans Health Administration
WES Whole Exome Sequence
WGS Whole-Genome Sequence
WHO World Health Organization
WV CARES West Virginia Coordinated Action, Response, Education and Support