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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.

Today is National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day! Organizations, advocates, health care professionals, patients, and families affected by heart valve disease (HVD) are joining forces to bring heart valve disease (HVD) into the national spotlight. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, co-chair of the Congressional Heart and Stroke Coalition, issued a call to action for support of Valve Disease Day.

Alliance for Aging Research President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has issued the following statement in support of a June 23, 2017, hearing being held by the United States House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, titled “Examining Ethical Responsibilities Regarding Attorney Advertising."

The Alliance for Aging Research is partnering with Relevate Health Group® to raise awareness about deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and venous thromboembolism (VTE) in honor of Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month in March and World Thrombosis Day on October 13.

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.