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Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: September 8th, 2015

We live in a unique time in human history. Thanks to advances in science and technology over the last 100 years, many can expect to live well into their 80s and beyond. While this increased longevity has been a huge blessing, it unfortunately means we have a greater chance of developing a chronic disease like Alzheimer's, heart disease, or cancer. Long life is a gift, but to make the most of that gift, it's important to stay in good health for as long as possible.

As an organization, we are dedicated to helping people live longer, healthier lives. So it's always with great anticipation that we look forward to September, as it is Healthy Aging Month.

Healthy Aging Month provides an opportunity to educate on the importance of healthy aging so we can ensure our later years are not just more numerous, but lived in good health.

At the Alliance, we promote healthy aging in two ways: raising awareness about healthy aging research and producing educational materials to help people make informed decisions about their health.

For instance, our Healthspan Campaign has a Q & A feature with leading experts who explain how their research will lead to ways to extend healthy years of life and simultaneously postpone the harmful conditions of old age. There's also a short film called The Healthspan Imperative that shows the gamechanging potential of healthy aging research.

Of course, we can also be proactive and make lifestyle choices that will contribute to healthy aging. We have resources that can help you make wise decisions for your health, both right now and down the road.

Throughout the month, we'll be sharing these resources and interviews on Twitter, Facebook, and right here on this blog.  





A Tribute to a Great Scientist

Author: Dan Perry

Date: March 11th, 2008

FDA Needs More Funding to Fulfill Its Mission

Author: Cynthia Bens

Date: March 18th, 2008

Spending or Investing? -- The Silver Book & Innovation

Author: Lindsay Clarke

Date: March 26th, 2008

A Q & A with Prof. Pieter Kappetein from Medtronic

Author: Alliance Staff

Date: February 20th, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: What Does It Mean for Older Adults?

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: January 19th, 2018

HROTW: Learn about Age-Related Macular Degeneration in 60 Seconds

Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: December 20th, 2017

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