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Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services; Meeting

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AGENCY:

Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, HHS.

ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces the public meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services (Advisory Council). 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. During the July meeting, the Advisory Council will review and discuss its recommendations on informal caregiving, hear presentations on statistics about caregivers and existing programs to provide them with help, and hear presentations from the four subcommittees (Research, Clinical Care, Long-Term Services and Supports, and Ethics). The Advisory Council will also discuss the G7 Dementia Summit that was held on June 19th, 2014 in the UK.

DATES:

The meeting will be held on July 21st, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held in Room 800 in the Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20201.

Comments: Time is allocated mid-morning on the agenda to hear public comments. In lieu of oral comments, formal written comments may be submitted for the record to Rohini Khillan, 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.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Rohini Khillan (202) 690-5932, rohini.khillan@hhs.gov. Note: Seating may be limited. Those wishing to attend the meeting must send an email to napa@hhs.gov and put “July 21 meeting attendance” in the Subject line by Friday, July 11, 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.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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)). Topics of the Meeting: The Advisory Council will review and discuss its recommendations on informal caregiving, hear presentations on statistics about caregivers and existing programs to provide them with help, and hear presentations from the four subcommittees (Research, Clinical Care, Long-Term Services and Supports, and Ethics).The Advisory Council will discuss the G7 Dementia Summit that was held on June 19th, 2014 in the UK.

Procedure and Agenda: This meeting is open to the public. Please allow 30 minutes to go through security and walk to the meeting room. The meeting will also be Webcast at www.hhs.gov/​live.

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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.

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Dated: June 16, 2014.

Richard Frank,

Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.

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[FR Doc. 2014-14741 Filed 6-24-14; 8:45 am]

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