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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 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 May 3, 2021 meeting the Advisory Council will hear invited presentations from a panel of experts on dementia detection and diagnosis, care models, and access to care for those with younger onset dementia. Federal workgroups will also provide updates on work completed in the last quarter.

DATES:

The meeting will be held on May 3, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be virtual, streaming live at www.hhs.gov/​live.

Comments: Time is allocated on the agenda to hear public comments from 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The time for oral comments will be limited to two (2) minutes per individual. In order to provide a public comment, please register by emailing your name to napa@hhs.gov by Thursday, April 29. Registered commenters will receive both a dial-in number and a link to join the meeting virtually; individuals will have the choice to either join virtually via the link, or to call in only by using the dial-in number. Note: There may be a 30-45 second delay in the livestream video presentation of the conference. For this reason, if you have pre-registered to submit a public comment, it is important to connect to the meeting by 3:45 p.m. to ensure that you do not miss your name and allotted time when called. If you miss your name and allotted time to speak, you may not be able to make your public comment. All participant audio lines will be muted for the duration of the meeting and only unmuted by the Host at the time of the participant's public comment. Should you have questions during the session email napa@hhs.gov and someone will respond to your message as quickly as possible.

In order to ensure accuracy, please submit a written copy of oral comments for the record by emailing napa@hhs.gov by Tuesday, May 4. These comments will be shared on the website and reflected in the meeting minutes.

In lieu of oral comments, formal written comments may be submitted for the record by Tuesday, May 4 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.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Helen Lamont, 202-260-6075, helen.lamont@hhs.gov. Note: The meeting will be available to the public live at www.hhs.gov/​live.

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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: Dementia detection and diagnosis, dementia care models, access to care for people with younger onset dementia.

Procedure and Agenda: The meeting will be webcast at www.hhs.gov/​live and video recordings will be added to the National Alzheimer's Project Act website when available, after the meeting.

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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: April 5, 2021.

Rebecca Haffajee,

Acting Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.

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[FR Doc. 2021-07535 Filed 4-12-21; 8:45 am]

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