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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, on World Sight Day, the Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance), in partnership with the BrightFocus Foundation, has launched an educational awareness campaign aimed at getting older adults and their caregivers to “Take a Closer Look at AMD.”


Press Kit for The Silver Book®: Diabetic Retinopathy

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: May 18th, 2016

Welcome to the press kit about The Silver Book®: Diabetic Retinopathy.


Diabetic Retinopathy a Major Threat to Global Health

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: May 18th, 2016

Today the Alliance for Aging Research released The Silver Book®: Diabetic Retinopathy, a factsheet that gives an overview of the threat the eye disease presents to global health.


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


Alliance Releases Updated Silver Book on Vision Loss

Type: National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research

Author: National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research

Date: March 9th, 2012

On March 7, the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) joined with the Alliance for Aging Research (AAR) and the glaucoma community in releasing The Silver Book®: Vision Loss Volume II.


Experts in Eye Care and Aging Call for Renewed Efforts in Glaucoma Detection and Management among Americans


This briefing was held during International AMD Awareness Week 2011 and co-sponsored by the Alliance for Aging Research, the AMD Alliance International (AMDAI), Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).


The Alliance for Aging Research, in partnership with the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR), released a new volume of The Silver Book®: Chronic Disease and Medical Innovation in an Aging Nation dedicated to age-related eye disease--The Silver Book®: Vision Loss.


The Alliance for Aging Research, a not-for-profit organization, has launched a new campaign on a leading cause of vision loss in people over 60, Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD).