Posts connected to "Healthy Aging"

September 3, 2019

Blog: Alliance for Aging Research Founder Talks Longevity Advocacy

Dan Perry, founder and board member of the Alliance for Aging Research September is Healthy Aging Month, a perfect time…
May 28, 2019

Chairman’s Blog: One Way To Help Older Adults Fight Loneliness

James “Jim” G. Scott, Chair, Alliance for Aging Research Board of Directors. Modern life provides us with an increasing number…
January 28, 2019

Chairman’s Blog: Trends in Aging

James “Jim” G. Scott, Chair, Alliance for Aging Research Board of Directors. Health care in 2019 will no doubt be…
September 27, 2018

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…
September 1, 2017

HROTW: Celebrate Healthy Aging Month with Proper Nutrition

September is Healthy Aging Month! For our Health Resource of the Week, we’re highlighting the role nutrition plays in healthy aging with a short “pocket film.”
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.
May 10, 2017

Alliance’s Peschin Presents at Reimagine Aging Conference in Baltimore

The Alliance’s President and CEO Sue Peschin joined a distinguished line up of speakers at the Reimagine AgingSenior Solutions Conference last week in Baltimore, Md. 
May 5, 2017

Celebrate Older Americans Month!

May is here, which means we're celebrating Older Americans Month! Learn about upcoming events and what we're doing at the Alliance!
October 25, 2016

Alliance Hosts Panel Discussion on the Value of Healthy Aging with the Bipartisan Policy Center

Today, the Alliance and the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) hosted a panel discussion, titled “Maximizing the Value of Healthy Aging to Society,” to discuss the work of David A. Wise, Ph.D., and the broader issues of assessing value in aging.
June 27, 2016

Healthy Aging for Men

During June each year, individuals and organizations across the nation take the opportunity to celebrate Men’s Health Month — a campaign focused on four pillars: awareness, prevention, education and family.
May 18, 2016

New Infographic Explains the Healthspan Imperative

Americans are living longer, but many of them aren’t spending those years in good health. It’s a message we share…
April 15, 2016

An Update on the 2016 Advances in Geroscience Science Summit

Learn more about the Disease Drivers in Aging: 2016 Advances in Geroscience Summit that was held in New York City on April 13 and 14.
April 6, 2016

NIA’s Dr. Felipe Sierra on This Month’s Geroscience Summit in NYC

The National Institute on Aging's Dr. Felipe Sierra talks about this month's Disease Drivers of Aging: 2016 Advances in Geroscience Summit in New York City.
April 1, 2016

Advancing Science for Longer, Healthier Lives

Why do we advocate for medical research? Our first entry in the Who We Are blog series offers insights. 
March 11, 2016

Healthy Aging and Nutrition: Here’s What You Need to Know

Learn what you need to know about nutrition and healthy aging in less than 15 minutes.
February 24, 2016

Former Surgeon General Benjamin Promotes Walking’s Health Benefits

Former Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin touts the health benefits of walking.  
November 23, 2015

National Geographic Channel Special on Healthspan, Sunday, November 29

This Sunday, November 29 at 9 p.m. ET, the National Geographic Channel will debut an important special, The Age of Aging. Directed by Ron Howard, it highlights the pioneering research dedicated to extending our healthy years of life, or healthspan.  
November 2, 2015

Article Makes Case for the Extension of Healthspan

Extension of healthspan on a global scale is of utmost importance as the world population lives longer than ever before. Unless something is done to improve the health of older adults as they age, experts believe the health care systems of many nations could be overwhelmed.
September 11, 2015

HROTW: Aging Healthy

September is Healthy Aging Month! It's a celebration of people and the ways they stay in good health. 
September 8, 2015

It’s Healthy Aging Month

Healthy Aging Month provides an opportunity to educate on the importance of healthy aging so we can ensure our later years are not just more numerous, but lived in good health.
July 28, 2015

Alliance Part of 2015 Healthy Aging Summit

Over the past two days, the Alliance has been a part of—and a proud sponsor of—the first ever 2015 Healthy Aging Summit in Washington, D.C. 
July 9, 2015

HROTW: The Value of Aging Research

Our Health Resource of the Week is inspired by an important piece of legislation that's currently being considered in the U.S. Congress.
January 15, 2015

Healthspan Explained in Four Points and Six Minutes

Here is a series of short videos that communicates why we believe the extension of healthspan is such an important priority.
December 15, 2014

Alliance Submits Suggestions for NIA’s Aging Well in the 21st Century

The National Institute on Aging recently put out a call for comments and ideas for a draft of its strategic directions document, Aging Well in the 21st Century.
December 10, 2014

Geroscience and the Links Between Aging and Chronic Disease

The journal Cell recently published an article titled “Geroscience: Linking Aging to Chronic Disease.” It was authored by some of the leading lights in the field of geroscience.
August 21, 2014

What Is the Silver Tsunami?

The Silver Tsunami. It's a term we often hear in the news. But what is it actually?
July 31, 2014

The Healthspan Imperative Kickoff

The Healthspan Imperative made its big-screen debut in Washington, D.C.
May 15, 2014

NIH Geroscience Conference Recommendations and Summaries Now Available

The NIH anounced it has released recommendations and summaries from the Advances in Geroscience: Impact on Healthspan and Chronic Disease summit.
August 8, 2012

How Close Are We To Preventing the Diseases of Aging

This summer the President & CEO here at the Alliance for Aging Research, Dan Perry, was asked to participate in the annual melding of the foremost medical minds known as TEDMED. At the meeting, Dan gave a fantastic 13 minute talk that really summed up how “tantalizingly close” researchers are to that “fountain of youth."  
May 2, 2012

Dan Perry Talks about Healthspan at TEDMED 2012

TEDMED left its home in San Diego this year to debut at the Kennedy Center in DC, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. The speaker line-up was full of big names like Francis Collins, Katie Couric, and Billie Jean King and the big ideas ranged from designing new DNA, to using mathematics to personalize cancer treatments, to the shift of the scientific method in the face of a data-dominated world. One particularly interesting talk came from our own President & CEO Daniel Perry, who spoke about whether or not “Cells Have a Mid-Life Crisis.”