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Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation; Meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services

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ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces the public meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services (Advisory Council). Notice of these meetings is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2, section 10(a)(1) and (a)(2)). The Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services provides advice on how to prevent or reduce the burden of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias on people with the disease and their caregivers. Representatives of the three federal subgroups (Research, Clinical Care, Long-Term Services and Supports) will provide updates on the implementation of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease. The Advisory Council will hear a presentation on work underway by the Department of Veterans Affairs to support Veterans with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers. The subcommittee chairs will present recommendations for adoption by the Advisory Council as formal recommendations to the Secretary of HHS and Congress.

DATES:

January 14 from 9am to 5pm EDT.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue SW., Room 800, Washington, DC 20201.

Comments: Time is allocated on the agenda to hear public comments. In lieu of oral comments, formal written comments may be submitted for the record to Helen Lamont, Ph.D., OASPE, 200 Independence Avenue SW., Room 424E, Washington, DC 20201. Comments may also be sent to napa@hhs.gov. Those submitting written comments should identify themselves and any relevant organizational affiliations.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Helen Lamont, Ph.D. (202) 690-7996, helen.lamont@hhs.gov. Note: Seating may be limited. Those wishing to attend the meeting must send an email to napa@hhs.gov and put “January14 meeting attendance” in the Subject line by Friday, January 4, 2013, so that their names may be put on a list of expected attendees and forwarded to the security officers at the Department of Health and Human Services. 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. If you wish to make a public comment, you must note that within your email.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Topics of the Meeting: Representatives of the three federal subgroups (Research, Clinical Care, Long-Term Services and Supports) will provide updates on the implementation of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease. The Advisory Council will hear a presentation on work underway by the Department of Veterans Affairs to support Veterans with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers. The subcommittee chairs will present recommendations for adoption by the Advisory Council as formal recommendations to the Secretary of HHS and Congress.

Procedure and Agenda: This meeting is open to the public.

Authority: 42 U.S.C. 11225; Section 2(e)(3) of the National Alzheimer's Project Act. The panel is governed by provisions of Public Law 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.

Dated: December 7, 2012.

Donald Moulds,

Acting Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.

[FR Doc. 2012-30345 Filed 12-14-12; 8:45 am]

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