Author: Guest Contributor
Date: December 5th, 2008
As the Silver Tsunami approaches, more and more families will be faced with the choice of staying at home and caring for their loved one or finding outside assistance. The uBOT-5 from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst may be available to help.
Author: Lindsay Clarke
Date: July 16th, 2012
Groups like the Alliance for Aging Research and the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) have long been calling attention to the looming crisis that we face with extreme current and projected shortages in our geriatric workforce. According to recent data from AGS there are currently only 7,029 certified geriatricians in the U.S. —half of what we currently need—and those numbers are in steep decline. Just imagine what these numbers will look like when our 65 and older population grows from 40.3 million now to 72.1 million in 2030.
Author: Noel Lloyd
Date: December 14th, 2015
The Alliance's Susan Peschin, MHS, was featured in an article on the longevity economy in The Straits Times, a publication in Singapore.
Author: Breanna Bishop
Date: October 20th, 2016
In 2013, the Alliance for Aging Research and the MetLife Foundation announced David A. Wise, Ph.D., as the winner of the MetLife Foundation Silver Scholar Award.
To further discuss Dr. Wise’s work and the broader issues of assessing value in aging, the Alliance and the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will host a panel, titled “Maximizing the Value of Health Aging to Society.” The event will take place on October 25, 2016, at 10 a.m. at the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington, D.C.