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HROTW: Video: Nutrition for a Healthy Life

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: April 5th, 2016

Our Health Resource of the Week introduces you to a new video focused on the importance of nutrition for a healthy life.


HROTW: Video on What to Know About OTC Meds

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: March 3rd, 2016

Our Health Resource of the Week is a new video that introduces you to what you need to know about over-the-counter (OTC) pain medications. 


HROTW: Quiz on OTC Pain Medications

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: February 10th, 2016

This Health Resource of the Week challenges you to test your knowledge about OTC pain medications.


HROTW: Alzheimer's: The Race to the Cure

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: November 6th, 2015

Our Health Resource of the Week is a short video that focuses on how researchers are looking for ways to stop Alzheimer's disease.


HROTW: Heart Valve Disease in Women

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: December 3rd, 2015

For our Health Resource of the Week, watch this short "pocket film" about how heart valve disease affects women. It's estimated that one in 50 women have valve disease; this grows to one in 10 for those ages 75 and over.


HROTW: The Silver Book®, Diabetes

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: November 24th, 2015

Since November is National Diabetes Month, we have chosen The Silver Book®, Diabetes, as our Health Resource of the Week.


HROTW: Infographic on Healthcare-Associated Infections

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: October 23rd, 2015

For our Health Resource of the Week, we offer an infographic on the impact of healthcare-associated infections.


HROTW: The Silver Book®: Vision Loss, Volume II

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: October 8th, 2015

Our HROTW is the The Silver Book®: Vision Loss, Volume II.


HROTW: Infographic on What Americans Feel about Pain

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: September 23rd, 2015

For our Health Resource of the Week, we share this infographic to make you aware about what Americans feel about pain and what they do to treat it.


HROTW: Aging Healthy

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: September 11th, 2015

September is Healthy Aging Month! It's a celebration of people and the ways they stay in good health. 


HROTW: Learn about Heart Valve Disease

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: July 16th, 2015

For our Health Resource of the Week, we join Adam Pick in promoting the importance of heart valve disease education and awareness.


HROTW: The Value of Aging Research

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: July 9th, 2015

Our Health Resource of the Week is inspired by an important piece of legislation that's currently being considered in the U.S. Congress.


HROTW: Video Intro to Alzheimer's

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: June 25th, 2015

Since June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month, we think this Health Resource of the Week would be appropriate.


HROTW: Safe Medication Infographic

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: June 18th, 2015

Our Health Resource of the Week puts the focus on medication safety and kids.


HROTW: Valve Disease Quiz

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: June 9th, 2015

We feature a resource to test your knowledge about heart valve disease. More than five million Americans are diagnosed with valve disease each year. 


HROTW: Resources to Keep Your Heart in Rhythm

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: June 7th, 2016

June 6 through 12 is World Heart Rhythm Week, which provides an opportunity for us to learn more about heart rhythm disorders, including atrial fibrillation. So, for our Health Resource of the Week, we present you with our excellent series of educational materials about AFib.


The Alliance Launches New Video on Vaccine Awareness for Older Adults

Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: August 1st, 2016

To kick off National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), the Alliance has released a new “pocket film” called Our Best Shot: The Importance of Vaccines in Older Adults.

During the month of August, the Alliance will help spread immunization awareness on social media using the hashtags #OurBestShot and #NIAM16. We encourage you to participate by sharing this vital information across your own social media platforms.


HROTW: Learn More about Vaccinations

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: August 27th, 2015

Our Health Resource of the Week focuses on some of the ways you can learn about why vaccinations keep us safe, no matter what our age.  


HROTW: Vaccination Stats

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: August 5th, 2015

With our Health Resource of the Week, we thought we'd give you a glimpse into both the human and economic value vaccines offer to society.


New Infographic Highlights the Issue of Malnutrition in Older Adults

Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: September 30th, 2016

Today is the last day of Malnutrition Awareness Week™. To illustrate how malnutrition affects older adults, we've created an infographic.


HROTW: Living with VTE and Preventing Deadly Blood Clots

Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: July 7th, 2017

This week, we're highlighting the risk factors and treatment options for venous thromboembolism (VTE). 


HROTW: Taking NSAIDs Safely

Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: June 30th, 2017

For our Health Resource of the Week, we’re highlighting the importance of safely using nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). 


HROTW: Taking a Closer Look at Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: July 14th, 2017

For our Health Resource of the Week, we’re taking a closer look at age-related macular degeneration! Learn about the disease's symptoms and how you can protect your eyesight! 


HROTW: What You Need to Know About OTC Pain Medications

Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: July 21st, 2017

For our Health Resource of the Week, we're highlighting everything you need to know about over-the-counter (OTC) pain medication! Learn safe usage tips and how you can select the right medication.


HROTW: Learn about Vaccines in 60 Seconds

Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: August 4th, 2017

Our Health Resource of the Week highlights the importance of vaccines in just 60 seconds! Learn why it's imperative for older adults to keep their vaccinations up-to-date.


HROTW: Find Out What Vaccines You Need in This Quiz

Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: August 11th, 2017

Last week’s Health Resource of the Week highlighted the importance of vaccines to kick off National Immunization Awareness Month. This week, we’re sharing a quiz from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that will keep you up-to-date with the vaccines you may need.


HROTW: Infographic Highlights Importance of Vaccines for Older Adults

Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: August 25th, 2017

This week, our Health Resource of the Week is an infographic that visually displays why it's important for older adults to be vaccinated.


HROTW: Celebrate Healthy Aging Month with Proper Nutrition

Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: September 1st, 2017

September is Healthy Aging Month! For our Health Resource of the Week, we’re highlighting the role nutrition plays in healthy aging with a short “pocket film.”

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