Category: Aging Research (Page 9)

August 21, 2014

What Is the Silver Tsunami?

The Silver Tsunami. It's a term we often hear in the news. But what is it actually?
June 23, 2014

Alliance Public Policy VP Cynthia Bens on Aging and Chronic Disease

Our Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens was recently asked: As Americans live longer, how can we tackle aging as a major risk factor for chronic disease?
June 9, 2014

Capitol Hill Briefings Lend Insights into Aging Research at the NIA

The Friends of the NIA, a coalition led by the Alliance for Aging Research, hosted two briefings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on the National Institute on Aging and its aging research efforts.
May 23, 2014

CER for More Patient-Centered Care

There is increasing emphasis on shaping a system that makes optimal patient outcomes a priority. The Alliance has been paying close attention to Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI) initial work to provide information on which treatments and technologies deliver the best results. 
May 15, 2014

NIH Geroscience Conference Recommendations and Summaries Now Available

The NIH anounced it has released recommendations and summaries from the Advances in Geroscience: Impact on Healthspan and Chronic Disease summit.
October 30, 2013

NIH Geroscience Interest Group (GSIG) Summit

The summit will bring together scientific experts in the fields of aging biology and chronic disease from NIH Institutes and Centers, as well as leading academic institutions, to examine how aging itself contributes to disease and how advanced knowledge and successful translation of research has the potential to delay the main processes of aging and subsequently the onset of chronic diseases common in older individuals.
October 29, 2013

Senate Aging Comm. Roundtable: “Tackling Diseases of Aging”

“Tackling Diseases of Aging: Why Research Collaboration Matters” Members’ Roundtable
October 29, 2013

Organizations Applaud Focus on Tackling Diseases of Aging

The Alliance for Aging Research and The Gerontological Society of America applaud Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) for convening a Senate Special Committee on Aging roundtable to explore how as a nation we can break down research silos and strategically tackle aging as a major risk factor for chronic disease.
September 12, 2013

The Alliance’s Cynthia Bens Interviews with A Place for Mom

Our Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens interviewed with A Place for Mom about the work of the Alliance.
September 12, 2013

Alliance for Aging Research to Honor Martha Stewart and Other Notables at 20th Annual Bi-Partisan Congressional Awards Dinner

The Alliance honored Martha Stewart along with other notables at the 20th Annual Awards Dinner.