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Adult-Dependent Care Resources

"There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers,
those who are currently caregivers,
those who will be caregivers, and
those who will need caregivers."

Rosalynn Carter


  Aging and Adult-Dependent Care Committee Annual Reports

2019 AADCC Annual Report


      **NEW**  2019 AADCC Annual Report
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   2018 Annual Report      
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Aging and Adult-Dependent Care Committee (AADCC) 

The Office of Research Services has launched the Aging and Adult-Dependent Care Committee (AADCC). This committee was created through the combined efforts of the NIH Child Care Board and the NIH Health and Wellness Council.  Over the next three years, the AADCC will explore, collect information/data, and assess services in order to provide employees with the tools and support systems they need to plan for aging, and for providing adult-dependent care.

If you are currently caring for a loved one, or anticipate caring for someone in the near future, come to a committee meeting and let us know about your needs and challenges.  The AADCC will meet at least on a quarterly basis.  If you would like to attend one of the meetings, or have any questions, please email Tonya Lee at  All are WELCOME!



2020/2019 AADCC Meeting Dates 

 All meetings are schedule on a Tuesday afternoon from 2 pm to 4 pm on the main campus. Click below to see meeting minutes for prior AADCC meetings.

2020 2019
February 11, 2020 February 26, 2019
May 19, 2020 May 7, 2019
July 28, 2020 September 17, 2019
October 6, 2020 December 10, 2019
December 1, 2020


NIH Adult Care Support Listserv

An interactive e-mail list for NIH families who are caring for or will be caring for an adult or elderly love one.
Click here for more information.


The NIH provides a variety of resources aimed at addressing many different family care needs of the NIH workforce. To learn more about these resources click on the links below:

How to Become A Member

The Aging and Adult-Dependent Care Committee (AADCC) seeks interested NIH employees to serve as voting members of the AADCC for the 2020 - 2022 term.

The AADCC advises the NIH Leadership with regard to aging and adult-dependent care needs.  Members serve for a three-year term and are required to attend quarterly and subcommittee meetings each calendar year.  Participation on the AADCC is an official duty, requires supervisor approval, and may be included as a non-critical element on an employee's performance plan.

If you are interested in aging and adult dependent care as a work-life issue at the NIH, please consider this opportunity to make a difference!

For a description of membership requirements and to fill out the online application, please click on the documents below:



Need more information 

If you have questions, need additional information or want to share other resources with the NIH community, please call the
NIH Child and Family Programs team at:  301-827-3250.