Category: Quality of Care

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…
June 22, 2017

Senior Patient and Family Caregiver Network Holds First Advocate Mentor Training

On May 23 and 24 in Washington, D.C., the Senior Patient and Family Caregiver Network held its first-ever training session for its patient and family caregiver advocates. 
May 10, 2017

Are You Ready for the Health Care Costs of Retirement?

Are you ready for the health care costs of retirement? Find out.
February 10, 2017

Letter to HHS Secretary Tom Price on Maintaining and Enforcing Important Patient Protections and Access to Prescription Drugs

The Alliance joined with 200 other organizations to call on Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price in his review of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act "to maintain the many important protections patients have gained that ensure they can access the care and treatment their providers prescribe."  
October 27, 2016

Alliance for Aging Research Approved for a Eugene Washington Engagement Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

The Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) announced today that it has been approved for a $250,000 Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award to create a first-ever Senior Patient and Family Caregiver Network (SP&FCN) by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). 
August 19, 2016

How Older Adults Are Benefiting from the Internet of Things

With continued advances in health information technology and other factors, there is more data being collected about our health and behaviors than ever before. One of the major enablers of this dynamic is the explosion of the Internet of Things (IoT)—a phenomenon that offers a growing array of benefits. Here, we’ll take a closer look at the Internet of Things—including how older adults are both contributing to and benefiting from these increasingly common technologies.
August 4, 2016

Alliance President and CEO Sue Peschin Featured on Agewyz Podcast

Alliance CEO and President Sue Peschin spoke with Agewyz's Jana Panarites about the elders in her family who continue to inspire her and how the Alliance is working to advocate for older Americans and their caregivers.
January 29, 2016

AFib Multiple Chronic Conditions Letter

Letter from the Afib Optimal Treatment Task Force commenting on the efforts of the Senate Finance Committee's working group on multiple chronic conditions (MCC) policy options white paper.  
September 14, 2015

Letter to CMS on Proposed Rule Change regarding Infection Prevention and Control Programs in Long-Term Care Facilities (LTCFs)

This is a letter from the Alliance to Centers to the Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding its issuing of a proposed rule change regarding Infection Prevention and Control Programs (IPCP) in long-term care facilities (LTCFs).
July 14, 2015

Today Is the 50th Anniversary of the Older Americans Act

Today, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of this landmark legislation.