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.

Our Best Shot: Community Workshop Kit

Date: September 14th, 2016

http://agingresearch.org/backend/files/CustomPage/665/AAR%20Medicare%20Wellness%20Visits_Electronic.pdfAdult vaccination rates in the U.S. are dangerously low, falling far short of national targets, despite the  devastating effects vaccine-preventable diseases can have on older adults. The tools and educational materials in this workshop kit address the importance of vaccination later in life, and encourage older adults to protect themselves from these potentially deadly diseases.


Vaccines

Date: July 27th, 2016

The Alliance for Aging Research has created a group of free resources to help educate older adults about how vaccines serve as an important step in protecting their health.


Sepsis

Date: June 6th, 2016

Sepsis is a life-threatening medical condition caused by an infection. Anyone can get sepsis, but older adults face an increased risk. The key to fighting sepsis is recognizing it early and treating it quickly.