Category: Blog

June 29, 2020

Blog: Alzheimer’s Disease and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ian Kremer, Executive Director of the LEAD Coalition By Ian Kremer Executive Director, Leaders Engaged on Alzheimer’s Disease…
June 23, 2020

Blog: Fighting Older Adult Malnutrition During COVID-19

Meredith Ponder Whitmire, Policy Director of Defeat Malnutrition Today. Malnutrition can happen to anyone, but older adults are particularly at…
June 9, 2020

Blog: Meet Jim Eden, a Member of the Alliance’s Board of Directors

Jim Eden has served on the Alliance’s Board of Directors since 1987. In this new blog series, we will be…
May 29, 2020

Chairman’s Blog: Coronavirus and Seniors

James “Jim” G. Scott, Chair, Alliance for Aging Research Board of Directors. As I write this, the United States is…
May 19, 2020

Blog: Mental Health Awareness Month Q+A with Brent Forester, M.D.

Brent P. Forester, M.D, Mental health awareness is especially important during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about mental health issues…
May 12, 2020

Blog: How to Help Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Older adults are at a higher risk for more serious COVID-19 illness and death. The Centers for Disease Control…
April 22, 2020

Blog: Addressing Out-Of-Pocket Prescription Drug Costs for Older Adults

Ryne Carney, Public Policy Manager at the Alliance for Aging Research Ryne Carney, Public Policy Manager at the Alliance for…
April 9, 2020

Chairman’s Blog: Protecting Older Adults from COVID-19

James “Jim” G. Scott, Chair, Alliance for Aging Research Board of Directors. As I write this, the Coronavirus, or COVID-19,…
March 30, 2020

Blog: Patty Peterson Reflects On Her Patient Advocacy Journey

Patty Peterson Patty Peterson, a participant of the Alliance’s Talk NERDY To Me program, reflects on what she learned…
March 20, 2020

Blog: Women and Heart Disease – Taking Charge of CAD and PAD

Amy Friedrich-Karnik, Vice President of Advocacy and Communications, WomenHeart On the heels of American Heart Month, Amy Friedrich-Karnik, Vice President…