January Advisory Council Meeting

The next meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care, and Services will be held on Monday, January 14, 2013 from 9:00am to 5:00pm EST. The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 800, Washington, D.C. 20201, and webcast live on http://www.hhs.gov/live/.

The Advisory Council will hear updates from the three subgroups (Research, Clinical Care, Long-Term Services and Supports) on the implementation of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease. The Advisory Council will also hear a presentation on work underway by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to support Veterans with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. Subcommittee chairs will present recommendations for adoption by the Advisory Council as formal recommendations to the Secretary of HHS and Congress.

Public Attendance: Seating may be limited. Individuals who wish to participate should send an email to napa@hhs.gov with “January 14 Meeting Attendance” in the Subject line by Friday, January 4, 2013. Names need to be put on a list of expected attendees and forwarded to the security officers at HHS. Any interested member of the public who is a non-U.S. citizen should include this information at the time of registration to ensure that the appropriate security procedure to gain entry to the building is carried out. Although the meeting is open to the public, procedures governing security and the entrance to federal buildings may change without notice.

Public Input: Time is allocated on the agenda to hear public comments. Attendees who wish to make public comments should include that information in their “January 14 Meeting Attendance” email; this information is also needed by Friday, January 4, 2013.

In lieu of oral comments, formal written comments may also be submitted to:

Helen Lamont, Ph.D.
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Room 424E, Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington DC, 20201

Those submitting written comments should identify themselves and any relevant organizational affiliations. Comments will be shared with the Advisory Council.

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