Category: Healthy Aging

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…
June 25, 2018

Nation’s Healthy Aging Experts Offer Solutions to Address Suicide and Rapidly Rising Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders in Older Americans

A newly published paper titled “Promoting Wellness in Older Adults with Mental Illnesses and Substance Use Disorders: Call to…
December 21, 2017

Dr. Gerard Karsenty on Bone Biology and Its Effect on Aging

In this latest edition of the Healthspan Expert Q & A, we speak with Dr. Gerard Karsenty, the Paul A. Marks M.D., professor and chair of the department of Genetics and Development at Columbia University Medical Center about his research into bone biology and its effect on aging.
December 19, 2017

Q & A with Stem Cell Expert Dr. Sean Morrison

Aging research expert Dr. Sean Morrison recently gave a talk at the National Institutes of Health on the aging of…
October 2, 2017

A Memorable Night of Honoring Heroes in Health

On Tuesday, September 26, the Alliance held the Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C., with our partners and supporters to celebrate advancements in aging research and honor heroes in health who are dedicated to aging issues.
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.
September 1, 2017

HROTW: Celebrate Healthy Aging Month with Proper Nutrition

September is Healthy Aging Month! For our Health Resource of the Week, we’re highlighting the role nutrition plays in healthy aging with a short “pocket film.”
June 22, 2017

Senior Patient and Family Caregiver Network Holds First Advocate Mentor Training

On May 23 and 24 in Washington, D.C., the Senior Patient and Family Caregiver Network held its first-ever training session for its patient and family caregiver advocates. 
June 1, 2017

A Q & A with Dr. Sheldon Rowan on AMD, Nutrition, and Healthy Aging

Dr. Sheldon Rowan For this edition of the Healthspan Expert Q & A, we speak with expert Sheldon…
May 10, 2017

Seniors Are Benefiting from Improved Clinical Care, But Face Economic Barriers to Better Health

America’s seniors are seeing improvements in clinical care but are facing significant economic barriers to better health, according to the key findings from United Health Foundation’s fifth annual America’s Health Rankings Senior Report.