Press Room

Find out the latest news from the Alliance and the field of aging research. Media members can call 202.370.7852 or email for more information and to schedule interviews. Download our online press kit here.

The Alliance partnered with 29 other national organizations to have National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Beginning annually on February 22, 2017, the day will be listed on the HHS National Health Observances Calendar.


Welcome to the Living with AFib press kit. Here you will find all you need on the campaign and the AFib survey results.

Welcome to the press kit for the Living with VTE multimedia campaign.

Atrial Fibrillation

Date: October 6th, 2014

These resources will educate you about living with atrial fibrillation. 

Geriatric Cardiovascular Disease

Date: September 25th, 2014

Most cardiovascular diseases are in fact diseases of aging.  The resources on this page look at a number of cardiovascular diseases including atrial fibrillation, aortic stenosis and other types of valve disease, and venous thromboembolism.

Every year around 75,000 Americans learn that they have atrial fibrillation (AFib)—the most common type of arrhythmia, or abnormal heart rhythm. Visit this page to learn more.

Aortic stenosis is a type of heart disease where the main outlet for blood to be pumped to the body—the aortic valve—becomes narrowed over time. Visit this page to learn more.