Category: Other Diseases/Conditions of Aging

September 27, 2018

The Chairman’s Blog: Administration for Community Living, An Important Partner in Improving the Lives of Older Americans

Jim Scott I had the pleasure recently of hearing some creative ideas for improving the lives of the elderly…
November 16, 2016

Experts Explore Federal Agency Collaborations to Close Alzheimer’s Disease Research Gaps at ACT-AD Coalition Annual Meeting

Today, senior representatives from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) joined with advocates, federal colleagues, researchers, and industry to explore collaborations for advancing the most up-to-date knowledge in Alzheimer’s disease research. 
January 14, 2016

Infographic Incapsulates Malnutrition Crisis among Older U.S. Adults

This infographic casts awareness on the issue of malnutrition among older adults in the U.S.
April 27, 2015

Pocket Film Gives Intro to Sepsis in Older Adults

 The Alliance offers a short "pocket film" on how to recognize the signs of sepsis and how you can take action.
September 17, 2013

One Year Later: FDASIA and its Impact for Diseases of Aging

Join us for One Year Later: FDASIA and its Impact for Diseases of Aging.
March 28, 2012

Healthspan Campaign Kick Off

When it comes to health care reform, there’s no FREE lunch – except today! Join us for a free lunch and the release of the new report on how funding aging research can increase longevity and in return reduce health costs.
November 17, 2011

Forget the Finger Wagging: It’s Aging, Stupid

It was reported on the NBC Today Show that type 2 diabetes is on the rise worldwide – the number of adults suffering from the disease has doubled since 1980, and will double again by 2030. Why the uptick? Anchor Natalie Morales attributed the increase to “weight gain and a sedentary lifestyle.” There’s only one problem: It’s not true.
February 10, 2009

Improving Access to Dental Care for Seniors

The health and overall well-being of seniors can be improved with regular dental services. In many circumstances, ignoring oral care can lead to the development of oral diseases, tooth loss, infection, and if left untreated, death.
March 30, 2006

Public Doesn’t Realize How Vulnerable Seniors are to Chronic Diseases

Alliance for Aging Research almanac underscores human and economic impact of chronic diseases on our aging nation.
July 7, 2004

Alliance Launches Age-Related Macular Degeneration Campaign

The Alliance for Aging Research, a not-for-profit organization, has launched a new campaign on a leading cause of vision loss in people over 60, Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD).