Category: Caregiving (Health)

September 27, 2018

The 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…
May 10, 2017

Alliance’s Peschin Presents at Reimagine Aging Conference in Baltimore

The Alliance’s President and CEO Sue Peschin joined a distinguished line up of speakers at the Reimagine AgingSenior Solutions Conference last week in Baltimore, Md. 
August 4, 2016

Alliance President and CEO Sue Peschin Featured on Agewyz Podcast

Alliance CEO and President Sue Peschin spoke with Agewyz's Jana Panarites about the elders in her family who continue to inspire her and how the Alliance is working to advocate for older Americans and their caregivers.
June 16, 2016

We Are Family: Alzheimer’s Caregivers and the Role of Community

Jeanie Harris and Sharon R. Melancon had their lives changed when their 91-year-old mom, Peggy, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Here is their story of how they endured the heartache of losing their mom, found the support in the love of family, and started a community to connect their fellow Alzheimer's caregivers.
January 12, 2016

McKnight’s Features Guest Column about HAIs by Alliance’s Peschin

Alliance President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, wrote a guest column for McKnight's Long-Term Care News about how the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services could better improve prevention of healthcare-associated infections in U.S. nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, and assisted living facilities.   
November 18, 2015

Recognizing Family Caregivers Everywhere

During November we celebrate National Family Caregivers Month to honor family caregivers. Every day millions of Americans selflessly juggle busy schedules, jobs, and other responsibilities to provide essential care for their loved ones.
November 16, 2015

A Turn for the Worse

As we kick off Get Smart about Antibiotics Week, some thoughts from our President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS. 
October 15, 2015

Sen. Kelly Ayotte on the Value of NIH and Caregivers

U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (NH) was the recipient of the Alliance's Distinguished Public Service Award.
September 18, 2015

Expert Jason Karlawish on Alzheimer’s Disease, Bioethics, and the Future of Medicine

This is the first in our occasional series of stories about experts who research aging and the chronic diseases of later life.  For our debut entry, we introduce you to Jason Karlawish, M.D.
June 1, 2015

A New Online Resource for Those Living with Heart Valve Disease

Website Offers Educational Resources, Personal Stories