The Alliance’s blog offers a personal, inside look at our activities and perspectives on a range of timely issues. We encourage your feedback.

Forget the Finger Wagging: It's Aging, Stupid

Author: Dan Perry

Date: November 17th, 2011

It was reported on the NBC Today Show that type 2 diabetes is on the rise worldwide – the number of adults suffering from the disease has doubled since 1980, and will double again by 2030. Why the uptick? Anchor Natalie Morales attributed the increase to “weight gain and a sedentary lifestyle.” There’s only one problem: It’s not true.

Improving Access to Dental Care for Seniors

Author: Guest Contributor

Date: February 10th, 2009

The health and overall well-being of seniors can be improved with regular dental services. In many circumstances, ignoring oral care can lead to the development of oral diseases, tooth loss, infection, and if left untreated, death.

Pocket Film Gives Intro to Sepsis in Older Adults

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: April 27th, 2015

 The Alliance offers a short "pocket film" on how to recognize the signs of sepsis and how you can take action.

Infographic Incapsulates Malnutrition Crisis among Older U.S. Adults

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: January 14th, 2016

This infographic casts awareness on the issue of malnutrition among older adults in the U.S.

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