[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 1 (Monday, January 3, 2022)]
[Page 104]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-28412]



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 January 24, 2022 meeting the 
Advisory Council will hear about the National Plan to Address 
Alzheimer's Disease: 2021 Update, as well as update from federal 
agencies. The Advisory Council will also hear presentations about 
dementia risk reduction for veterans and research on the potential 
relationship between COVID-19 and dementia. The Advisory Council will 
also hear about a recent report on the current capacity of the dementia 
care workforce. A panel will present on dementia assessment tools for 
special populations, such as individuals with intellectual and 
developmental disabilities. Finally, the Advisory Council will hear 
from a panel on the inclusion of caregivers in clinical care settings, 
including those in rural communities.

DATES: The meeting will be held on January 24, 2022 from 12:00 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, January 20. On Friday, January 21, 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, January 
25. 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, January 25 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, 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 sets forth 
standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.

    Dated: December 22, 2021.
Benjamin Sommers,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Acting on Behalf 
of Rebecca Haffajee, Acting Assistant Secretary for Planning and 
[FR Doc. 2021-28412 Filed 12-30-21; 8:45 am]