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"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 (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 Shuntrice Holloman at shuntrice.holloman@nih.gov.  All are WELCOME!

 

 

2017/2018 AADCC Meeting Dates 

 All meetings are schedule on a Tuesday afternoon from 1 pm to 3 pm on the main campus. 

      2017  2018
June 20, 2017February 13, 2018
August 8, 2017May 22, 2018
November 7, 2017July 17, 2018
 September 18, 2018
 November 13, 2018


    

Resources 

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 2018-2020 term.
 

The AADCC advises the ORS Director with regard to aging and adult dependent care needs.  Members serve for a two year term and are required to attend quarterly 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 document 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:  301-402-8180.