Category: Prevention (Page 3)

August 11, 2016

10 Things to Know about Vaccines

The Alliance has just launched a new "pocket film" called Our Best Shot: The Importance of Vaccines for Older Adults.  To help you learn more about this issue, here are 10 things to know about vaccines and older adults.  
August 1, 2016

Our Best Shot ‘Pocket Film’ Released, Urges Seniors to Lead Families in Vaccination

In recognition of National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), the nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research released a new “pocket film” today to urge seniors to get their recommended vaccines and to encourage their loved ones to do the same.
June 21, 2016

A Guide to Simple and Safe Disposal of Medications

Here's a guide on how to simply and safely dispose of medications.
June 7, 2016

HROTW: Resources to Keep Your Heart in Rhythm

June 6 through 12 is World Heart Rhythm Week, which provides an opportunity for us to learn more about heart rhythm disorders, including atrial fibrillation. So, for our Health Resource of the Week, we present you with our excellent series of educational materials about AFib.
June 6, 2016

Tragic Passing of Muhammad Ali Reminder of the Dangers of Sepsis

Over the weekend, we lost Muhammad Ali, one of the greatest athletes of all time and an inspiration to millions, from complications due to sepsis. As we mourn his passing, it's also a reminder of the impact of sepsis on older adults.
May 24, 2016

Missed Our #NutritionAging Twitter Chat? We Have You Covered

Did you miss the May 23 #NutritionAging chat? Don't worry; we have you covered.
May 10, 2016

10 Things to Know about Malnutrition and Older Adults

Here are 10 things to know about malnutrition and older adults.
May 9, 2016

Malnutrition: A Hidden Epidemic in Older Americans

A new “pocket film” from the Alliance for Aging Research highlights the hidden epidemic of malnutrition in older adults. 
April 29, 2016

April 30 Is National Prescription Take Back Day

Tomorrow, April 30, is National Prescription Take Back Day. If you have unwanted medications, you won't want to miss this opportunity to safely dispose of them.
April 22, 2016

Champion Senior Swimmer DeEtte Sauer Finds Her ‘Bliss Point’

In this second entry in the Aging in the 21st Century series, champion swimmer DeEtte Sauer talks about finding her "bliss point" as an older adult and the long road it took to get there.