Category: Healthy Aging (Page 5)

September 15, 2016

Meet Our 2016 Award Winners

Next Tuesday, September 20, the Alliance will hold the 2016 Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner. Each year, we recognize outstanding individuals for their contributions to advancing the science of human aging, and this year is no exception. Meet this year’s award winners!
August 19, 2016

How Older Adults Are Benefiting from the Internet of Things

With continued advances in health information technology and other factors, there is more data being collected about our health and behaviors than ever before. One of the major enablers of this dynamic is the explosion of the Internet of Things (IoT)—a phenomenon that offers a growing array of benefits. Here, we’ll take a closer look at the Internet of Things—including how older adults are both contributing to and benefiting from these increasingly common technologies.
June 27, 2016

Healthy Aging for Men

During June each year, individuals and organizations across the nation take the opportunity to celebrate Men’s Health Month — a campaign focused on four pillars: awareness, prevention, education and family.
June 20, 2016

Dr. Valter Longo on His Research into Longevity

For this edition of the Healthspan Expert Q & A, we talk with Valter Longo, Ph.D., Edna Jones…
June 9, 2016

Health Education for Older Adults a Big Part of Who We Are

When older adults and their caregivers have access to educational resources, they can make more informed decisions about their health. Serving as a source for reliable information on the health and well-being of older people is a big part of who we are.
May 26, 2016

Three New Resources for Older Americans Month

As we continue our celebration of Older Americans Month, here are three resources to help older adults live longer and healthier lives. 
May 24, 2016

Missed Our #NutritionAging Twitter Chat? We Have You Covered

Did you miss the May 23 #NutritionAging chat? Don't worry; we have you covered.
May 23, 2016

Nutrition for a Healthy Life: Eating Right at Every Age Twitter Chat

On May 23, at 1 p.m. ET,  the Alliance for Aging Research and the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University will host a Twitter Chat on healthy eating as we age, the impact of nutrition on health, and recognizing the signs of malnutrition. 
May 18, 2016

New Infographic Explains the Healthspan Imperative

Americans are living longer, but many of them aren’t spending those years in good health. It’s a message we share…
May 18, 2016

Allyson Palmer: Part of Healthspan Research’s Next Generation

In this edition of the Healthspan Expert Q & A, we talk with a new researcher to the field of…