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Fact Sheet

Tips for Grandparents on Safe Medicine Storage

Date: September 4th, 2014

As part of a collaboration with the CHPA Educational Foundation, the Alliance is helping spread the word about safe medicine storage in grandparents--who are increasingly involved in the primary care of young children.  This tip sheet, based largely on insightful and important data from Safe Kids Worldwide, is designed to be shared with seniors to help them keep their grandchildren safe.




Public Comments

Letter to Hatch and Bennet in Support of the Promise for Antibiotics and Therapeutics for Health (PATH) Act

Author: Various Organizations

Date: January 30th, 2015

This letter was from various organizations, including the Alliance for Aging Research, to Sen. Orrin Hatch and Sen. Michael Bennet to "express support for S. 185, the Promise for Antibiotics and Therapeutics for Health (PATH) Act, legislation to establish a new limited population antibacterial drug approval pathway for antibiotics to treat serious or life-threatening infections for which there exists an unmet medical need."



Public Comments

Letter on Funding for NHSN, Antibiotic Resistance Solutions Initiative, and AMD Initiative

Author: Various Organizations

Date: April 29th, 2015

This letter to Sen. Thad Cochran, Sen. Barbara Mikulski,  Rep. Harold Rogers, and Rep. Nita Lowey from various organizations, including the Alliance for Aging Research, requests "$32 million for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) and the Prevention Epicenters Program; $264 million for CDC’s Antibiotic Resistance Solutions Initiative; and ask for your continued support of the Advanced Molecular Detection (AMD) Initiative at $30 million in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill. " 




Public Comments

Comments on CMS-3295-P by the Alliance

Author: Alliance for Aging Research

Date: August 15th, 2016

The Alliance for Aging Research submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on its proposal rule: CMS-3295-P, Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Hospital and Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Changes to Promote Innovation, Flexibility, and Improvement in Patient Care.



Pocket Film

Safe Medicine Disposal

Author: Alliance for Aging Research

Date: February 8th, 2016

An estimated 40% of medications go unused, but what do you do with medications that you no longer want or need? This film gives a simple step-by-step guide on how to dispose of over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications in a way that keeps them out of the hands of young children, prevents abuse, and is safe for the environment. Learn what medications can be disposed of at home and how, as well as how to find community and Drug Enforcement Agency take-back programs. 

Related Topics: Drug Safety



Pocket Film

OTC Pain Medication: What You Need to Know

Author: Alliance for Aging Research

Date: February 4th, 2016

Tens of millions of Americans reach for over-the-counter (OTC) medications for relief of minor aches and pains.  But just because they’re OTC doesn’t mean they’re harmless.  And with more than 1,000 acetaminophen and NSAID containing medications, choosing the right one can seem overwhelming.  

Related Topics: Drug Safety



Pocket Film

Safely Taking and Storing OTC Pain Medication

Author: Alliance for Aging Research

Date: February 4th, 2016

Once you choose an over-the-counter (OTC) pain medication that’s right for you or a loved one, it’s important to store it Up and Away and Out of Sight of young children and where it prevents misuse, and dispose of it properly when you no longer want it. 

Related Topics: Drug Safety

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