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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...
  • 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;...
  • Improving the Quality of Cancer Care: Addressing the Challenges of an Aging Population Consensus Study
    An IOM committee will examine issues in the quality of cancer care with a specific focus on the demographic changes that will rapidly accelerate the number of new cancer diagnoses at a time when workforce shortages are predicted. The goal of this...
  • Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence Forum
    The number of adults 65 years and older and individuals living with disabilities is expected to increase significantly over the next decades. As a result, the need to examine the issues and challenges associated with aging and disability continue to ...