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Find out the latest news from the Alliance and the field of aging research. Media members can call 202.370.7852 or email for more information and to schedule interviews. Download our online press kit here.

The first-ever National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day is being celebrated throughout the country today, as organizations, advocates, and individuals join together to increase recognition about the risks of heart valve disease (HVD) and improve detection and treatment access to ultimately save lives.


Today, the Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) announced that February 22, 2017, will serve as the first-ever National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day, with annual observances to follow. In addition, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has listed this new awareness day and an accompanying toolkit on its National Health Observances Calendar (NHO).


Press Kit for Take a Closer Look at AMD Campaign

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: October 13th, 2016

This is the press kit for the Alliance for Aging Research's Take a Closer Look at AMD campaign.


Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month campaign highlights the risks associated with AFib and encourages doctors and patients to take steps toward preventing strokes. 


New public opinion surveys released today by the nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research show that public awareness about heart valve disease (HVD) in the U.S. is alarmingly low.


This Wednesday, August 31, the Alliance for Aging Research will release the results via webcast of new public opinion surveys that revealed awareness of heart valve disease (HVD) and experiences of HVD patients as they are diagnosed and seek treatment


Press Kit for the Heart Valve Disease Survey

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: August 23rd, 2016

This is the press kit for the Alliance for Aging Research's heart valve disease survey results.


Site Includes Data on Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Vision Loss, and More


Website Offers Educational Resources, Personal Stories


Results Show Patient Concern about Stroke Risk Has Risen Over Time  


Multimedia Living with VTE Campaign Includes Pocket Film


The Alliance for Aging Research announces the launch of a new comprehensive campaign aimed at educating about valve disease in women.


New Interactive Campaign Offers Information and Education


One-Third of Surveyed Patients Report that Treatment Decision was Made Jointly with their Health Care Provider


Expert Consensus Statement Recommends Process for Assessing Stroke and Bleeding Risk for Appropriate Anticoagulant Use


The Alliance for Aging Research has added new members to its Science Advisory Board including a prominent bioethicist, a world-renowned neurologist, a Nobel Prize winner in economics, a leading longevity researcher, and the only cardiologist to receive all four major cardiovascular research awards.


New Silver Book® Highlights Need for More Medical Research and Task Force


Materials Raise Awareness and Encourage Physician-Patient Communication


Survey Reveals Doctors, Patients Lack Information about Heart Condition


In an effort to improve awareness about heart disease in women, the Alliance for Aging Research has launched a new campaign, Heart Disease: About Women, About You.


A new survey released today by the not-for-profit Alliance for Aging Research found that most Americans are unaware of one of the strongest risk factors for stroke.