Category: Healthy Aging (Page 13)

February 3, 2012

New Air Standards will Improve Health

New air standards issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in December are expected to have far-reaching effects on both pollution and public health. 
January 4, 2012

Cold Weather Linked to Boost in Heart Attack Risk

A study published online in the British Medical Journal reported each 1.8 degree Fahrenheit reduction in average daily temperature was associated with a cumulative 2% increase in risk of heart attack over a 28-day period, with the highest risk reported within two weeks of exposure to cold weather.
November 22, 2011

Thankful for More Years – And Hopeful for Better Ones

Americans are living longer than ever – and that’s something to be thankful for. As Time points out, our oldest population is getting older as well.
August 10, 2009

Organizing Your Health

No matter your health status, a health organizer is a simple yet very helpful tool to keep track of important health information, so you don’t have to search high and low every time you or your health care provider needs to know information related to your health.
June 2, 2008

From Baby Boom to Baby Bust

The most recent podcast series on the SAGE Crossroads website focuses on the economics on longevity science. During a conversation with Daniel Perry, the executive director of the Alliance for Aging Research, the topic of the “baby bust” arose. The baby bust, as Mr. Perry explained it, is the period when the baby boom generation retires from the paid workforce in droves, leaving a huge staffing and experience gap across the spectrum. This could have very damaging effects on the US economy.
April 16, 2008

New Documentary Helps to Debunk Stereotypes of Old Age

Last Thursday morning during my usual routine of eating breakfast while listening to NPR’s “Morning Edition,” movie critic Kenneth Turan was discussing a new documentary, Young at Heart.
September 27, 2007

Alliance Offers Online Resources for Healthy Aging and Longevity

New and Improved Website Spans Personal Health to Policy Issues
July 24, 2003

Alliance Website and Webzine Receive Awards

The Alliance for Aging Research Website and Webzine Receive Awards and High Praise for Quality Health Content