Category: Prevention (Page 11)

August 2, 2013

“Pocket Film” Aims to Save Lives of Older Americans through Early Recognition of Sepsis

Alliance for Aging Research releases short film that teaches the signs of sepsis and the importance of acting quickly to save patients and loved ones from this deadly disease.
July 31, 2013

Immunization Awareness Month and Seniors

Alliance for Aging Research: August is National Immunization Awareness Month, And Seniors Urgently Need Vaccination Information
July 22, 2013

The Silver Book: Healthcare-Associated Infections Call-In Event

On July 22nd, join the Alliance for Aging Research, in partnership with the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology as they are joined by experts discussing this urgent problem. The centerpiece of this discussion will be the latest fact sheet from the Alliance's Silver Book, which shines the spotlight on the human and economic burden of health-care associated infections, and explores the value of innovation in reducing these burdens.
December 12, 2012

Teleconference explains ways to reduce Medicare costs

The most effective way to slow Medicare spending is to reduce the cases of preventable chronic conditions and incorporate evidence-based care coordination into the traditional Medicare program.
September 28, 2012

AHRQ Submitted Comments on Key Questions for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation–2012

September 28, 2012 Agency for Health Research and Quality Effective Health Care Program Scientific Resource Center, Oregon EPC…
October 17, 2011

Experts in Eye Care and Aging Call for Renewed Efforts in Glaucoma

Experts in Eye Care and Aging Call for Renewed Efforts in Glaucoma Detection and Management among Americans
October 4, 2011

AHRQ Submitted Comments on Key Questions for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation

AHRQ Comments Home > Aging Topics > Atrial Fibrillation > AHRQ Comments October 14, 2011 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Effective Health Care Program Scientific Resource Center, Oregon EPC Mail Code: BICC 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road Portland, Oregon 97239-3098 RE: Comment on Key Questions for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation Dear Sir or Madam: Thank you for the opportunity to comment on AHRQ’s key questions related to the Effective Health Care Program’s comparative effectiveness review of stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation. We believe this is an important time to review in light of the growing impact atrial fibrillation has on our aging population and the uncertainty that exists about the best way to treat older patients with the condition.
August 29, 2011

Alliance Partners with AEVR on Briefing to Discuss Lifestyle and AMD

This briefing was held during International AMD Awareness Week 2011 and co-sponsored by the Alliance for Aging Research, the AMD Alliance International (AMDAI), Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).
April 1, 2004

New Age of Aging: Key Survey Findings

In March and April of 2002, the Alliance sponsored a telephone survey of Baby Boomers and adults older than the Baby Boom generation.  Opinion Research Corp. conducted the survey of more than 1,000 individuals.  The results were released at an all-day editors' conference - Mature in a New Millenium in New York.