Category: Celebrating 30 Years (Page 2)

June 30, 2016

Lives Changed: Grandmother’s Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Impacts Change

In this Lives Changed entry, Alliance for Aging Research's Communications Associate Breanna Bishop recounts how her grandmother's Alzheimer's disease diagnosis impacted her life. Here is the story of how this experience led her to want to make a difference in the lives of others affected by the disease.
June 22, 2016

A Look Back at Alliance Dinner Speeches Past, Part III

Welcome to the next edition of the Artifacts Collection. For this edition, we share the speeches of two more of our previous Annual Dinner honorees: J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., and the Hon. Allyson Y. Schwartz.
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.
June 9, 2016

Health Education for Older Adults a Big Part of Who We Are

When older adults and their caregivers have access to educational resources, they can make more informed decisions about their health. Serving as a source for reliable information on the health and well-being of older people is a big part of who we are.
June 2, 2016

My Korean Mom Says She’s Ready to Slow Down–And I Finally Sort of Believe Her

In our latest entry in the Aging in the 21st Century series, writer Trish Broome lovingly shares the inspiring story of her mom, Korean-American Bok Ja "Pepsi" Smith.
May 25, 2016

A Look Back at Alliance Dinner Speeches Past, Part II

Welcome to the next edition of the Artifacts Collection. For this edition, we take another step back into our digital archives to show you the speeches of two more of our previous Annual Dinner honorees: Scott Simon and Mitchell E. Daniels Jr.
May 17, 2016

Lives Changed: Lori Greene’s Journey with Stroke

In the first entry in our blog series, Lives Changed, Lori Greene shares her journey with stroke. 
May 13, 2016

We Bring People and Organizations Together to Advance Science

A major way the Alliance advances science is through building coalitions of diverse organizations and individuals to bring visibility and support to health research, with the ultimate goal of improving the healthy length and quality of life for everyone. Learn more. 
May 5, 2016

A Look Back at Alliance Dinner Speeches Past

Welcome to the next edition of the Artifacts Collection. For this edition, we take a step back into our digital archives to show you the speeches of two of our previous Annual Dinner honorees: Dr. Rudy Tanzi and Jeremy Bloom.
April 26, 2016

30 Memorable Events from 1986

Do you remember these 30 events from 30 years ago?