Category: Alliance Initiatives (Page 4)

August 8, 2012

How Close Are We To Preventing the Diseases of Aging

This summer the President & CEO here at the Alliance for Aging Research, Dan Perry, was asked to participate in the annual melding of the foremost medical minds known as TEDMED. At the meeting, Dan gave a fantastic 13 minute talk that really summed up how “tantalizingly close” researchers are to that “fountain of youth."  
July 1, 2012

Assessing Stroke and Bleeding Risk in Atrial Fibrillation – Consensus Statement

This expert consensus statement makes important recommendations on the use of stroke and bleeding risk tools, the decision to anticoagulate,…
April 25, 2011

MetLife Foundation Silver Scholar Award Recepients Announced

Economists Receive $75,000 for Work in Aging, Health Care, and Economics
January 1, 2011

AFib Optimal Treatment Expert Roundtable–Effectively Assessing Stroke and Bleeding Risk in Anticoagulation Decision-Making (Briefing Book)

This roundtable explored the risk assessment tools and their limitations, discussed how the tools should be updated to overcome those…
November 3, 2009

The Silver Book: Neurological Diseases

As many as 5.1 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease–the 6th leading cause of death, and as many as…
May 1, 2009

2009 Task Force on Aging Research Funding

Calls for at least a 7% increase in NIH funding for FY 2010
July 11, 2008

Data on Chronic Disease Helps Inform the Debate

While Senators Obama and McCain agree on few things when it comes to overhauling the American health care system, both have acknowledged the importance of a plan that addresses chronic disease—the primary driver of health care costs. 
May 22, 2008

What Can You Do to Stop Alzheimer’s

Last week, former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor shared personal testimony before the Senate Special Committee on Aging about the burden of Alzheimer’s disease. O’Connor stepped down from the court in 2006 to care for her husband, who has the disease. As many people know, Alzheimer’s is an overwhelming disease-both on a personal level for families and for society. 
September 27, 2007

Alliance Offers Online Resources for Healthy Aging and Longevity

New and Improved Website Spans Personal Health to Policy Issues
August 8, 2007

Alliance for Aging Research Wins Two Mature Media Awards

The Alliance for Aging Research was a winner in the 16th annual National Mature Media Awards Program, receiving a silver award for the Alzheimer’s Disease: Helping Yourself Help a Loved One workshop kit and a merit award for the 2006 Annual Report.