Category: Health Resource of the Week (Page 2)

July 14, 2017

HROTW: Taking a Closer Look at Age-Related Macular Degeneration

For our Health Resource of the Week, we’re taking a closer look at age-related macular degeneration! Learn about the disease's symptoms and how you can protect your eyesight! 
July 7, 2017

HROTW: Living with VTE and Preventing Deadly Blood Clots

This week, we're highlighting the risk factors and treatment options for venous thromboembolism (VTE). 
June 30, 2017

HROTW: Taking NSAIDs Safely

For our Health Resource of the Week, we’re highlighting the importance of safely using nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). 
September 30, 2016

New Infographic Highlights the Issue of Malnutrition in Older Adults

Today is the last day of Malnutrition Awareness Week™. To illustrate how malnutrition affects older adults, we've created an infographic.
August 1, 2016

The Alliance Launches New Video on Vaccine Awareness for Older Adults

To kick off National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), the Alliance has released a new “pocket film” called Our Best Shot: The Importance of Vaccines in Older Adults. During the month of August, the Alliance will help spread immunization awareness on social media using the hashtags #OurBestShot and #NIAM16. We encourage you to participate by sharing this vital information across your own social media platforms.
June 7, 2016

HROTW: Resources to Keep Your Heart in Rhythm

June 6 through 12 is World Heart Rhythm Week, which provides an opportunity for us to learn more about heart rhythm disorders, including atrial fibrillation. So, for our Health Resource of the Week, we present you with our excellent series of educational materials about AFib.
April 5, 2016

HROTW: Video: Nutrition for a Healthy Life

Our Health Resource of the Week introduces you to a new video focused on the importance of nutrition for a healthy life.
March 3, 2016

HROTW: Video on What to Know About OTC Meds

Our Health Resource of the Week is a new video that introduces you to what you need to know about over-the-counter (OTC) pain medications. 
February 10, 2016

HROTW: Quiz on OTC Pain Medications

This Health Resource of the Week challenges you to test your knowledge about OTC pain medications.
December 3, 2015

HROTW: Heart Valve Disease in Women

For our Health Resource of the Week, watch this short "pocket film" about how heart valve disease affects women. It's estimated that one in 50 women have valve disease; this grows to one in 10 for those ages 75 and over.