Press Room

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.

To promote the importance of vaccination among older adults, the Alliance for Aging Research in partnership with the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) has launched the Our Best Shot awareness campaign.

The Alliance has joined with more than 90 national organizations in urging the Senate to ensure Secretary of HHS nominee Tom Price, M.D., is committed to protecting U.S. citizens from vaccine preventable diseases.

AIM Coalition Meeting Spotlights Sarcopenia Research Advances

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: December 2nd, 2016

The Aging in Motion (AIM) Coalition hosted its second annual meeting with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) leaders and leading scientists, industry representatives, and advocates to discuss developments and advances in clinical research and treatment of sarcopenia in Bethesda, Md.

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.”

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

In recognition of National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), the nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research released a new “pocket film” today to urge seniors to get their recommended vaccines and to encourage their loved ones to do the same.

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.

Malnutrition: A Hidden Epidemic in Older Americans

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: May 9th, 2016

A new “pocket film” from the Alliance for Aging Research highlights the hidden epidemic of malnutrition in older adults. 

Related Topics: Nutrition / Prevention

Press Kit for the Safe Medication Disposal Film

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: March 21st, 2016

Welcome to the press kit about the "pocket film" on safe medication disposal.

The Alliance has launched a new “pocket film” that offers consumers a simple step-by-step guide on safe disposal of both over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications.

The Alliance for Aging Research, in partnership with the Mars Center for Cocoa Health Science, has released three animated “pocket films” that explain the role of nutrition in healthy aging and highlight some of the latest findings in nutrition research.

This is the press kit for the nutrition and healthy aging "pocket film" series.

This is the press kit for the OTC pain medication films. 

Before Seeking Relief, Know Your OTC Pain Medication

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: March 2nd, 2016

The Alliance for Aging Research has debuted two animated “pocket films” focused on educating consumers about how to safely choose, take, and store OTC pain medication.

Vaccination Rates in Older Adults Fall Short of Targets

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: July 29th, 2015

The nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research released a white paper, Our Best Shot: Expanding Prevention through Vaccination in Older Adults, that provides a comprehensive overview of the factors that drive vaccination underutilization in seniors.

Results Also Reveal Many Older Adults Use OTC Medications to Relieve Pain

Results Show Patient Concern about Stroke Risk Has Risen Over Time  

Multimedia Living with VTE Campaign Includes Pocket Film

New Silver Book® highlights the value of innovation in reducing the burden of infectious diseases.

50,000 to 90,000 Adult Deaths a Year Caused by Vaccine-Preventable

Type: Alliance for Aging Research

Date: November 7th, 2013

New Factsheet from Alliance for Aging Research's The Silver Book® Details Value of Vaccinations for Seniors

Alliance for Aging Research releases short film that teaches the signs of sepsis and the importance of acting quickly to save patients and loved ones from this deadly disease.

Alliance for Aging Research: August is National Immunization Awareness Month, And Seniors Urgently Need Vaccination Information

The most effective way to slow Medicare spending is to reduce the cases of preventable chronic conditions and incorporate evidence-based care coordination into the traditional Medicare program.

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).