Category: Infectious Disease

September 20, 2021

Promoting Vaccines Across the Generations

By Janelle Germanos, Communications Manager at the Alliance for Aging Research Grandparents Day is observed each year on the…
September 13, 2021

New Resources Empower Older Adults to Bust Disinformation on Vaccines and Get Their Annual Flu Shots

Today, the Alliance for Aging Research (“Alliance”) released new resources to empower older adults with the information they need to…
April 12, 2021

Chairman’s Blog: Reaching the Hard-To-Reach

James “Jim” G. Scott, Chair, Alliance for Aging Research Board of Directors. After a year of covering dismal news, the…
April 8, 2021

Blog: Addressing Health Disparities this National Minority Health Month

Karyne Jones, President and CEO of the National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc. Karyne Jones, President and CEO…
February 2, 2021

Chairman’s Blog: Biden Health Initiatives—A Look Forward

James “Jim” G. Scott, Chair, Alliance for Aging Research Board of Directors. Participate in any conversation these days (socially distanced,…
January 14, 2021

Nearly Two-Thirds of Americans Want COVID-19 Vaccination, Yet Gaps Visible by Race and Age

Nearly two-thirds of the public (63 percent) say they will “definitely” or “probably” get vaccinated against COVID-19, according to new…
November 10, 2020

Pay it Forward: Volunteer for COVID-19 Clinical Trials Webinar Recording Available

Today’s webinar recording is now available! Watch the Alliance for Aging Research and Operation Warp Speed (OWS) webinar discussion about a…
September 21, 2020

National Groups Call on U.S. Federal Health Agency Leaders to Stand Strong for Science Over Politics in the Fight Against COVID-19

The Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) and 78 other national organizations representing patients, healthcare providers, and multi-stakeholder coalitions…
August 18, 2020

Blog: During the COVID-19 Pandemic, It Is More Important Than Ever for Older Adults to Stay Current on Recommended Vaccinations

William Schaffner, MD William Schaffner, MD, medical director of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, explains the importance of…
August 5, 2020

Alliance for Aging Research Releases National PSA Calling on Americans to Wear Masks to Stop the Spread of the Deadly Coronavirus

The national effort to get the COVID-19 health crisis under control is largely dependent on everyone wearing masks. To elevate…