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Click here to access information on the current status of the NIH Child and Family Programs.

Check out the April 1, 2022 issue of the NIH Record for "What to Expect Coming Back to the Physical Workplace"

Aging and Adult-Dependent Care Committee

Aging and Adult-Dependent Care Committee (AADCC) 


The NIH Aging and Adult-Dependent Care Committee (AADCC), will research, promote and recommend effective actions to meet the aging and adult-dependent care needs of the diverse NIH workforce. The AADCC will advise the NIH Leadership on targeted programs and policies to support the productivity and performance of employees with adult-dependent care responsibilities, and an aging workforce. Employer-sponsored resources and support systems related to adult dependent care and an aging workforce are effective components of recruiting and retaining a skilled dedicated workforce.

NIH 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:

Resource and Referral Services Elder Care Coach Services


  Recomended Adult Immunization Schedule for 19 years and older

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention follow the QR Code below or you can click here.

QR code for immunizations

  Aging and Adult-Dependent Care Committee Annual Reports


2020 AADCC Annual Report Letter
2019 AADCC Annual Report
2018 AADCC Annual Report     

2021/2020/2019 AADCC Meeting Dates/Minutes

 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.

Tuesday, February 22, 2022Tuesday, February 23, 2021Tuesday, February 11, 2020Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Tuesday June, 21, 2022Tuesday, April 27, 2021Tuesday, May 19, 2020Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Tuesday September 20, 2022Tuesday, June 22, 2021Tuesday, July 28, 2020September 17, 2019
Tuesday December 13, 2022Tuesday, September 21, 2021Tuesday, October 6, 2020Tuesday, December 10, 2019
 Tuesday, December 1, 2020 


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 2022 - 2024 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:


Contact Us

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 Chris Gaines at gainesc@mail.nih.govContact current AADCC members.  


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.

"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