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Advancing Therapeutic Development for Pain and Opioid Use Disorders through Public-Private Partnerships: A Workshop
Date: October 11, 2017 - October 12, 2017 (1:30 PM Eastern)
The Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders proposes to host a public workshop bringing together key stakeholders to advance the discussions that emerged from the three National Institutes of Health meetings scheduled in June and July 2017 to address the opioid epidemic, and examine potential implementation barriers and opportunities related to the proposed approaches discussed.
Aging and Disability: Beyond Stereotypes to Inclusion: A Workshop
Date: October 10, 2017 (10:00 AM Eastern)
A workshop exploring how stereotypes and stereotype threat affect older adults and adults with disabilities.
Enabling Novel Treatments for Nervous System Disorders by Improving Methods for Traversing the Blood-Brain Barrier – A Workshop
Date: September 8, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
The Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders will host a workshop on March 20-21, 2017 titled "Enabling Novel Treatments for Nervous System Disorders by Improving Methods for Traversing the Blood-Brain Barrier – A Workshop."
Models and Strategies to Integrate Palliative Care Principles into Serious Illness Care: A Workshop
Date: April 27, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)
On April 27, 2017, the Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness will host a public workshop on Models and Strategies to Integrate Palliative Care Principles into Serious Illness Care.
Biomarkers of Neuroinflammation – A Workshop
Date: March 20, 2017 - March 21, 2017 (1:00 PM Eastern)
The Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders will host a workshop on March 20-21, 2017 titled "Biomarkers of Neuroinflammation – A Workshop."
Integrating the Patient and Caregiver Voice into Serious Illness Care: A Workshop
Date: December 15, 2016 (8:00 AM Eastern)
On December 15, 2016, the Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness will host a public workshop examining the challenges and opportunities associated with identifying and integrating the voice of seriously ill patients of all ages and their caregivers into person-centered care throughout the continuum of care.
Affordable and Accessible Housing for Vulnerable Older Adults and People with Disabilities Living in the Community: A Workshop
Date: December 12, 2016 (8:30 AM Eastern)
Accessible, affordable housing can be a platform for enabling community living, maximizing independence, and promoting positive health outcomes for vulnerable populations. The affordability and availability of this housing, however, is often a major barrier. This one-day public workshop will explore the role of housing as a social determinant of health for older adults and people with disabilities, particularly among people of color and low income groups.
Bridging the Gulf: Challenges to End-of-Life Care in California
Date: November 7, 2016 (8:00 AM Pacific)
Collaboration between Schaeffer Center, Cedars-Sinai, and the National Academies - a dialogue on clinical practice and public & institutional policies.
Preventing Dementia and Cognitive Impairment: A Workshop
Date: October 25, 2016 (8:00 AM Eastern)
This public workshop will bring together key stakeholders to provide input to the Committee on Decreasing the Risk of Developing Alzheimer's-Type Dementia, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Age-Related Cognitive Impairment on the draft AHRQ systematic review of the evidence on interventions associated with decreasing the risk of developing clinical Alzheimer’s-type dementia and MCI, and delaying or slowing ARCD.
Report Briefing: Families Caring for an Aging America WebEx
Date: September 29, 2016 (1:30 PM Eastern)
Millions of Americans are providing care and support to an older adult—a parent, spouse, friend, or neighbor—who needs help because of a limitation in their physical, mental, or cognitive functioning.