Category: Vaccines

September 21, 2020

National Groups Call on U.S. Federal Health Agency Leaders to Stand Strong for Science Over Politics in the Fight Against COVID-19

The Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) and 78 other national organizations representing patients, healthcare providers, and multi-stakeholder coalitions…
August 28, 2020

Alliance for Aging Research Submits Comments to CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Regarding Vaccine Use in Older Adults

On Thursday, August 27, 2020, the Alliance for Aging Research submitted comments to the Centers for Disease Control and…
August 18, 2020

Blog: During the COVID-19 Pandemic, It Is More Important Than Ever for Older Adults to Stay Current on Recommended Vaccinations

William Schaffner, MD William Schaffner, MD, medical director of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, explains the importance of…
June 26, 2020

Alliance for Aging Research Provides Comments to Senator Alexander’s “Preparing for the Next Pandemic” White Paper

On June 26, 2020, the Alliance for Aging Research submitted comments on the white paper “Preparing for the Next Pandemic”…
December 3, 2019

Blog: Why You Need A Flu Shot—A Q+A With Dr. Keipp Talbot

December 1 through 7 is National Influenza Vaccination Week. If you haven’t gotten your flu shot yet or need to…
August 27, 2019

Chairman’s Blog: Making Vaccinations a Top Priority

James “Jim” G. Scott, Chair, Alliance for Aging Research Board of Directors. As Chairman of the Alliance for Aging Research,…
August 20, 2019

Blog: A Q+A with Dr. William Schaffner on Adult Vaccination Rates

Vaccines are important for people of all ages, including older adults! Yet a new survey distributed to primary care…
April 23, 2019

Blog: Celebrating World Immunization Week With an Expert on Vaccines

Paul A. Offit, MD April 24 through 27 is World Immunization Week, and this year’s theme is “Protected Together: Vaccines…
October 26, 2017

Here Are the Facts about Vaccines

Vaccines are a stunning scientific achievement. Yet, amazingly, some people refuse to get themselves and their children vaccinated. Here, we tell the truth about vaccines.
October 26, 2017

Five Things to Know About Medicare Preventive Visits

It's time for Medicare Open Enrollment! Learn the top five things you need to know about the preventive visits that Medicare covers.