[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 189 (Monday, October 4, 2021)]
[Pages 54698-54699]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-21461]



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

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 October 25, 2021 meeting the 
Advisory Council will hear presentations about ways to support and 
strengthen the long-term services and supports direct care workforce, 
both paid and unpaid, to support access to care, improve the quality of 
caregiving, and meet the growing demand for long-term care dementia 
services. The Advisory Council will also hear about a recent workshop 
on the behavioral and social research and clinical practice 
implications of preclinical diagnosis of AD/ADRD, as well as the AD/
ADRD decadal study conducted by the National Academies of Sciences, 
Engineering, and Medicine. Federal representatives will provide updates 
on work towards the goals of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's 
Disease in the last quarter.

DATES: The meeting will be held on October 25, 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 [email protected] by 
Thursday, October 21. On Friday, October 22, 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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] by Tuesday, October 
26. 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, October 26 to Helen Lamont, Ph.D., OASPE, 
200 Independence Avenue SW, Room 424E, Washington, DC 20201. Comments 
may also be sent to [email protected]. Those submitting written comments 
should identify themselves and any relevant organizational 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Helen Lamont, 202-260-6075, 
[email protected]. Note: The meeting will be available to the public 
live at www.hhs.gov/live.

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: Long-term services and supports 
workforce and caregiving.
    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.
    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

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sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.

    Dated: September 24, 2021.
Rebecca Haffajee,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.
[FR Doc. 2021-21461 Filed 10-1-21; 8:45 am]