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The Alliance for Aging Research is the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the pace of scientific discoveries and their application to vastly improve the universal human experience of aging and health.
Atrial fibrillation (also called AFib or AF), is the most common type of irregular heartbeat, or arrhythmia. An estimated 5 million Americans are currently living with AFib. People with AFib have a higher risk of stroke, heart failure, dementia, other heart-related complications, and even death.
ACT-AD Coalition Hosts Its 7th Annual Meeting Bethesda, Md., November 6, 2014 A coalition of more than 50 nonprofit organizationsrepresenting patients, family caregiversand scientists met with representatives from the Foodand Drug Administration(FDA) to explore how to better treat Alzheimers disease. The meeting, cohostedwith the Society for Womens Health Research, marks the seventh annual collaborationbetween U.S. regulators and the coalition known as ACT-AD
December 15th, 2014Alliance Submits Suggestions for NIA's Aging Well in the 21st Century
December 10th, 2014Geroscience and the Links Between Aging and Chronic Disease
The Partnership to Improve Patient Care (PIPC) will hold itsfifth annual forum, entitled Building a Patient-Centered Health System. PIPC anticipates a lively discussion on the translation of patient-centered outcomes research to practice. Participantsalso will discuss the challenges and opportunities for alternative payment models such as accountable care organizations and patient-centered medical homes to support patient-centered strategies for translating evidence to practice. Confirmed Participants: Honorable