Category: Health & Research Policy

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…
June 18, 2018

Alliance for Aging Research Statement in Support of Increased Funding for Biomedical Research

In anticipation of the House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee mark up of…
June 8, 2018

The Chairman’s Blog: Medicare Should Help Patients Avoid the Angst of an Incorrect Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Every year, thousands of Americans hear the devastating news that they have Alzheimer’s disease.  This diagnosis carries with it a…
April 6, 2018

The Chairman’s Blog: The Value of AHRQ

The recent tug-of-war between the White House and Congress over the Federal Budget included a recurring attack on a small…
March 20, 2018

Alliance Releases Statement on The Right to Try Act of 2018

Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) President and CEO Sue Peschin, MHS, issued the following statement in anticipation of the second…
January 19, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: What Does It Mean for Older Adults?

Last month, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed the U.S. Congress. This legislation represents the most sweeping change in…
November 13, 2017

Alliance Statement in Support of Nomination of Alex Azar as Secretary of U.S. Health and Human Services

The Alliance for Aging Research’s (Alliance) President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has released the following statement in support of the nomination of Alex Azar for secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
November 9, 2017

Alliance Statement on the Medical Expense Deduction in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

The Alliance for Aging Research’s President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has released the following statement regarding the elimination of the Medical Expense Deduction in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017:  
October 5, 2017

Alliance for Aging Research Names James G. Scott Chair of Its Board of Directors

The nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) announces James “Jim” G. Scott as the new chair and Bruce Garren as the new vice chair of its Board of Directors.
September 26, 2017

Alliance for Aging Research Honors Heroes in Health at 24th Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner

The Alliance for Aging Research honors Senator Tom Carper (DE), Senator Shelley Moore Capito (WV), Nobel Prize-winning scientist Elizabeth Blackburn, Ph.D., University of California, Elissa Epel, Ph.D, University of California, San Francisco, and former United States Congressman Tony Coelho at its 24th Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner.