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Now Available: Video of The Science of Caregiving: Bringing Voices Together Summit

August 16, 2017
grady woodruff

NINR invites you to view The Science of Caregiving: Bringing Voices Together Summit video. On August 7 and 8, NINR and partners convened this trans-NIH Summit which brought together scientists, caregivers, providers and health care professionals to learn about the issues and challenges facing caregivers and the related science. Hear stories of the extraordinary strength of caregivers and the growing body of research that is supporting them.

The program for day 1–which featured keynote speaker Judy Woodruff, anchor and managing editor of PBS NewsHour, as well as plenaries on caregiving challenges and policy issues–is now available.  Timecodes are provided below to help you move between segments.

Day 1
Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Patricia A. Grady -  00:00:00
Keynote Address by Judy Woodruff - 00:12:02
Introduction to Day 1 by C. Grace Whiting - 00:52:00
Plenary Session 1: Issues and Challenges in Caregiving - 01:04:20
Plenary Session 2: Creating Change in Caregiving: Research to Policy - 02:40:45
Summary of Day 1 Discussion by C. Grace Whiting - 04:06:54

The program for day 2–which explored caregiving issues related to children, teens, and young adults; serious illnesses and chronic conditions; and dementia and alterations in cognition–is available as part 1 and part 2.

Day 2 (Part 1)
Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Patricia A. Grady - 00:00:00
Introduction to Day 2 by Dr. Laura Gitlin - 00:06:38
Plenary Session 3: Caregiving Research Focused on Children, Teens, and Young Adults - 00:21:00
Plenary Session 4: Caregiving Research Focused on Acute, Serious Illnesses and Conditions - 01:50:47

Day 2 (Part 2)
Plenary Session 5: Caregiving Research Focused on Chronic Conditions/Dementia/Alterations in Cognition - 00:00:00
Closing Keynote Address by Dr. Laura Gitlin - 01:36:36
Closing Remarks by Dr. Marguerite Littleton Kearney - 02:03:06

More information, including the program’s full agenda, is available at