Category: Vaccines (Page 2)

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

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.
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 23, 2017

HROTW: Learn the Truth About Vaccines

Last week was International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), an annual campaign that “raises awareness of the role infection prevention plays to improve patient safety.” We recently released new resources that emphasize the importance of vaccines, including a “truth teller” fact sheet that dispels falsehoods about vaccines by providing accurate facts. 
August 25, 2017

HROTW: Infographic Highlights Importance of Vaccines for Older Adults

This week, our Health Resource of the Week is an infographic that visually displays why it's important for older adults to be vaccinated.