Category: Aging in the 21st Century

December 17, 2019

Alliance for Aging Research Submits Feedback on Cures 2.0

In early December 2019, United States Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Fred Upton (R-MI), the co-authors of 21st Century Cures,…
January 28, 2019

Chairman’s Blog: Trends in Aging

James “Jim” G. Scott, Chair, Alliance for Aging Research Board of Directors. Health care in 2019 will no doubt be…
September 27, 2018

Chairman’s Blog: Administration for Community Living, An Important Partner in Improving the Lives of Older Americans

Jim Scott I had the pleasure recently of hearing some creative ideas for improving the lives of the elderly…
September 6, 2017

The Stories You’ll Hear: Mobile Porch Preserves D.C.’s Heritage

Toni Ford wants to invite you to her porch and stay a while. Maybe grab an iced tea. Take a seat.  And please definitely share a story or two. It'll be worth your time.
July 31, 2017

96-Year-Old Dorothy Melnick Shares Keys to Longevity

Looking for the secret to longevity? Dorothy Melnick, 96, has the answer. 
May 25, 2017

A ‘Structured’ Retirement: Sam Arthur’s Story

In this latest entry in the Aging in the 21st Century series, we share the story of Sam Arthur and his new experiences as a retiree.
May 5, 2017

Celebrate Older Americans Month!

May is here, which means we're celebrating Older Americans Month! Learn about upcoming events and what we're doing at the Alliance!
November 4, 2016

Older Adults: Learn More About Your Voting Rights

Election day is just days away!  Here are some resources for older adults in regard to the election. 
November 2, 2016

This Older Adult Redefines ‘Retirement’

Meet Phyllis Pricer, an older adult who is redefining what it means to be "retired."
October 26, 2016

Author Beverlye Hyman Fead to Host Talk at TEDWomen Event

Award-winning author and speaker Beverlye Hyman Fead will host a talk at this year's TEDxUpperWestSideWomen.