Category: Prevention (Page 2)

October 27, 2016

We’re Raising Awareness for World Stroke Day

Saturday is World Stroke Day! Find out how we're raising awareness. 
October 20, 2016

Highlighting Infection Prevention to Keep You Healthy

International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) ends this Saturday, October 22! The week is an annual “awareness campaign to stimulate interest in and highlight the importance of infection prevention.” The Alliance is committed to highlighting the importance of IIPW through educational materials that raise awareness about infectious disease, HAIs, and the importance of vaccinations.
October 13, 2016

Taking a Closer Look at Age-Related Macular Degeneration

This short, animated “pocket film” that offers an overview of AMD—including its symptoms, impact on lifestyle, treatment, and more. 
October 13, 2016

Age-Related Macular Degeneration a Leading Cause of Blindness for Older Adults

Today, on World Sight Day, the Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance), in partnership with the BrightFocus Foundation, has launched an educational awareness campaign aimed at getting older adults and their caregivers to “Take a Closer Look at AMD.”
September 23, 2016

#OurBestShot Twitter Chat

On September 22, the Alliance for Aging Research and the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) hosted a Twitter Chat on the importance of vaccines for older adults. 
September 22, 2016

Vaccines and Older Adults Twitter Chat

On September 22, at 1 p.m. ET, The Alliance for Aging Research and the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) hosted a Twitter Chat on the importance of vaccines for older adults.   
September 7, 2016

Webcast on Results of the Alliance’s Valve Disease Awareness Survey Now Available

Last week, the Alliance held a webcast to discuss new survey results about valve disease awareness in the U.S. and the experiences of valve disease patients as they are diagnosed and seek treatment.
August 30, 2016

Alliance Comments on the FDA’s Commitment Letter for PDUFA VI

In response to a call from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for feedback on its proposed Commitment Letter for the sixth reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA), the Alliance for Aging Research submitted comments to the FDA for consideration.
August 29, 2016

Media Alert: Alliance for Aging Research to Release Results of Public Opinion Surveys on Awareness of and Experiences with Heart Valve Disease

This Wednesday, August 31, the Alliance for Aging Research will release the results via webcast of new public opinion surveys that revealed awareness of heart valve disease (HVD) and experiences of HVD patients as they are diagnosed and seek treatment
August 15, 2016

Comments on CMS-3295-P by the Alliance

The Alliance for Aging Research submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on its proposal rule: CMS-3295-P, Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Hospital and Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Changes to Promote Innovation, Flexibility, and Improvement in Patient Care.