Category: Healthy Aging (Page 3)

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.
May 10, 2017

Are You Ready for the Health Care Costs of Retirement?

Are you ready for the health care costs of retirement? Find out.
May 10, 2017

Alliance’s Peschin Presents at Reimagine Aging Conference in Baltimore

The Alliance’s President and CEO Sue Peschin joined a distinguished line up of speakers at the Reimagine AgingSenior Solutions Conference last week in Baltimore, Md. 
April 22, 2017

Experts Gather at 2016 Advances in Geroscience Science Summit

  The Disease Drivers in Aging: 2016 Advances in Geroscience Summit brought together the nation’s top science experts, as well as various associated stakeholders, to the New York Academy of Sciences in New York City on April 13 and 14 for presentations and discussions about advances in the field of geroscience.
March 20, 2017

Letter on Proposed Changes to Existing Measure for HEDIS 2017: Pneumococcal Vaccination Status for Older Adults (PNU)

The Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC), which includes the Alliance for Aging Research, offered these comments on the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) proposed modifications to the Pneumococcal Vaccination for Older Adults measure.
March 17, 2017

A Q & A with Dr. Clifford Rosen on Osteoporosis, Aging, and His Love of Running

Clifford J. Rosen, M.D., is senior scientist and director, Center for Clinical & Translational Research, at the…
January 19, 2017

Alliance and 90+ Organizations Urge Senate Committee Chairs to Safeguard U.S. Vaccine Policy during Price Confirmation Process

The Alliance has joined with more than 90 national organizations in urging the Senate to ensure Secretary of HHS nominee Tom Price, M.D., is committed to protecting U.S. citizens from vaccine preventable diseases.
October 27, 2016

Alliance for Aging Research Approved for a Eugene Washington Engagement Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

The Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) announced today that it has been approved for a $250,000 Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award to create a first-ever Senior Patient and Family Caregiver Network (SP&FCN) by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).