Category: Infectious Disease

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…
May 29, 2020

Chairman’s Blog: Coronavirus and Seniors

James “Jim” G. Scott, Chair, Alliance for Aging Research Board of Directors. As I write this, the United States is…
May 12, 2020

Blog: How to Help Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Older adults are at a higher risk for more serious COVID-19 illness and death. The Centers for Disease Control…
April 9, 2020

A Message from Alliance President and CEO Sue Peschin

Alliance for Aging Research President and CEO Sue Peschin, MHS Dear All, I hope you and yours are safe and…
April 9, 2020

Chairman’s Blog: Protecting Older Adults from COVID-19

James “Jim” G. Scott, Chair, Alliance for Aging Research Board of Directors. As I write this, the Coronavirus, or COVID-19,…