Category: Cardiovascular Disease

February 14, 2019

Blog: Former journalist becomes heart disease advocate after her mom’s health scare

Marilyn Serafini, executive director of Heart Valve Voice US With National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day right around the…
February 5, 2019

Blog: Why February is Lindsay’s Favorite Month of the Year

Lindsay Clarke, Vice President of Health Education and Advocacy February has become my favorite month at the Alliance for Aging…
October 24, 2018

Patient Advocacy Groups Urge FDA to Update 2008 Cardiovascular Risk in Type 2 Diabetes Guidance

Today, the below patient advocacy groups, including the Alliance for Aging Research, submitted joint comments to the U.S. Food and…
September 27, 2018

The Heart Valve Disease Policy Task Force Leads #TAVRHillDay Efforts

The Heart Valve Disease Policy Task Force, patients, and advocates met with members of Congress and their staff on…
July 24, 2018

Nation’s Top Heart Disease Patient Advocates Create Task Force Aimed at Improving Access, Research, and Awareness on Heart Valve Disease Detection and Treatment

The nation’s leading heart disease patient advocates announced today the launch of the Heart Valve Disease Policy Task Force,…
March 5, 2018

National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day Kickoff Event Recap

February 22 was National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day! This year, we celebrated at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute during…
February 20, 2018

A Q & A with Prof. Pieter Kappetein from Medtronic

This Thursday is National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day. One of the sponsors of the day is Medtronic. We invite you…
October 13, 2017

Today Is World Thrombosis Day

Today is World Thrombosis Day, and we are raising awareness.
September 29, 2017

HROTW: Learn More about “Living With AFib”

For our Health Resource of the Week, we’re sharing a short “pocket film” that highlights the risk factors, symptoms and treatments options for AFib.
July 11, 2017

Alliance Garners Prestigious Webby, Telly Awards

The Alliance is thrilled to announce that its pocket film Safe Medication Disposal has received 2017 Telly and Webby Awards. The Alliance also received a 2017 Telly Award for its short film that tells the story of AFib-stroke survivor Sharon Munson and her husband, Randall.