Category: Healthy Aging (Page 8)

March 7, 2016

New Film Series Emphasizes Vital Role of Good Nutrition for Healthy Aging

The Alliance for Aging Research, in partnership with the Mars Center for Cocoa Health Science, has released three animated “pocket films” that explain the role of nutrition in healthy aging and highlight some of the latest findings in nutrition research.
March 7, 2016

Healthy Aging with Nutrition

A well-balanced diet full of essential nutrients can help support a healthy life. However, people with deficiencies, certain diseases and conditions, or with evolving nutritional needs at different stages of life may consider dietary supplements to add missing nutrients to their diets. Supplements are not regulated as strictly as drugs by the FDA, and headlines on nutritional recommendations seem to change from day to day. Watch this film for tips on a healthy diet, how to safely turn to supplements, and how to be a well-educated consumer. This film is the second in a series produced in partnership with Mars Center for Cocoa Health Science.  Learn more here.
February 24, 2016

Former Surgeon General Benjamin Promotes Walking’s Health Benefits

Former Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin touts the health benefits of walking.  
February 3, 2016

Alliance Founder Dan Perry Talks All Things Aging to Wednesday Morning Group

Alliance Founder Dan Perry talks aging research with the Wednesday Morning Group.
February 2, 2016

Experts to Debate Whether ‘Lifespans Are Long Enough’

Experts debate the pros and cons of longer lifespans.
January 26, 2016

It’s Cold Outside! Tips on Staying Warm

It's cold out there. Here are some tips on how to stay safe and warm.
January 13, 2016

New Book Looks at Aging with Honesty and Humor

Author Beverlye Hyman Fead's new book Aging in High Heels captures the process of aging with humor, honesty, and a big dose of inspiration.
January 6, 2016

Older Adults Reflect, Dispense Wisdom in New York Times Article

A year in the lives of six older adults age 85 and over from New York City was chronicled by The New York Times. Here are their stories.
January 4, 2016

Check Out Our New Health Information Page

The Alliance has an new updated page with convenient access to information and resources about age-related conditions, diseases, and issues that impact the health of older Americans.
December 14, 2015

Alliance’s Peschin Featured in Article on the U.S. Longevity Economy

The Alliance's Susan Peschin, MHS, was featured in an article on the longevity economy in The Straits Times, a publication in Singapore.