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Workshop 2 for the Committee on Developing a Behavioral and Social Science Research Agenda on AD/ADRD

a Workshop

Thursday, 10/17/2019

Location: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine 500 Fifth Street, NW Keck Center, Room 208 Washington, DC 20001

The Decadal Survey of Behavioral and Social Science Research on Alzheimer's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias will hold its second public workshop on October 17, 2019. The workshop will include discussions of commissioned papers on the following topics:
- data on disease prevalence and suggested improvements for data collection
- available interventions and supports for individuals living with Alzheimer's disease or Alzheimer's disease-related dementias, and the extant research on these interventions and supports
- available interventions and supports for individuals who provide care for individuals living with Alzheimer's disease or Alzheimer's disease-related dementias (i.e. family members, paid in-home caregivers, and caregivers employed in facilities), and the extant research on these interventions and supports
- health disparities among populations living with Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease-related dementias
- understanding the socioeconomic impact of Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease-related dementias - a health economics and public policy perspective
- defining different types of dementia
Following the commissioned paper discussions, there will be a panel discussion on measuring the effects of caregiving.

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