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  • Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness Roundtable
    The Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness, launched in mid-2016, works to foster an ongoing dialogue about critical policy and research issues to accelerate and sustain progress in care for people of all ages with serious...
  • Committee on Preventing Dementia and Cognitive Impairment Consensus Study
    An Academies committee will examine the evidence on preventive factors and/or interventions associated with decreasing the risk of developing Alzheimer's-type dementia, amnestic mild cognitive impairment, and age-related cognitive impairment (i.e.,...
  • Meeting the Dietary Needs of Older Adults: A Workshop Stand Alone Workshop
    The Food and Nutrition Board invites you to participate in the two-day workshop sponsored by the AARP Foundation on Meeting the Dietary Needs of Older Adults.
  • Study on Family Caregiving for Older Adults Consensus Study
    An ad hocstudy committee will analyze the most recent information about family caregivers of older adults. Unmet needs, differences in needs associated with race, ethnicity, and other factors, and progress in delivery reform will be examined for...
  • Meetings of Experts on Advanced Dementia Stand Alone Workshop
    In accordance with The National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease: 2013 Update, the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services contracted with the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to convene experts on advanced dementia. The experts will discuss and ...
  • Future of Home Health Care: A Workshop Stand Alone Workshop
    In addition to the Medicare home health benefit, other programs and factors are relevant to the ability to age in place and receive services and supports at home, such as Medicaid and other state programs (providing home and community based...
  • Standing Committee of Medical Experts to Assist Social Security on Disability Issues Standing Committee
    The Standing committee will survey literature, clinical practices, and published studies related to disability, and collect and analyze relevant data and information, to assist us with disability issues, particularly at steps 3, 4, and 5 of the...
  • The Public Health Dimensions of Cognitive Aging Consensus Study
    The Institute of Medicine will conduct a study to examine cognitive health and aging, as distinct from Alzheimer's disease.
  • Workshop on Hearing Loss and Healthy Aging Stand Alone Workshop
    The impact of hearing loss on healthy aging in older adults has largely not been considered despite hearing loss being independently associated with cognitive and physical functional decline, an increased risk of developing dementia, mortality, and...
  • Committee on Approaching Death: Addressing Key End of Life Issues Consensus Study
    The IOM will conduct a consensus study that will produce a technical report on the current state of end-of-life care with respect to delivery of medical care and social support; patient-family-provider communication of values and preferences;...