The Alliance and our partner organizations host various events to raise awareness about the field of aging research and to present the latest innovations and advancements that are helping extend people’s healthspans. Those events are featured here.


Start Date: December 12th, 2007

Start Time: 12:00PM

End Time: 1:00PM

City: Washington, DC

Join the Alliance for Aging Research for a Congressional Briefing on Capitol Hill that addresses the impact of poor oral care on the vulnerable elderly. Experts in the field of aging and geriatric oral care will discuss the importance of oral health care in ensuring the overall well-being of older Americans and explore what can be done to improve delivery and access to care.

This briefing is the final in a three-part "Diseases in the Shadows III" series focusing on dangerous, yet elusive health conditions that afflict millions of older Americans.

Speakers include:

Mr. Daniel Perry
Executive Director
Alliance for Aging Research

Dr. Barbara Smith
Manager, Geriatric and Special Needs Populations
American Dental Association
NIH-funded Researcher

This briefing is co-sponsored by the American Dental Association. This series is made possible by a grant from the Retirement Research Foundation.

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