Press Releases & Statements connected to "Infectious Diseases"

October 16, 2017

New Campaign Offers ‘Wellness Wisdom’ about Vaccines for Medicare Open Enrollment

To promote the importance of vaccination among older adults, the Alliance for Aging Research in partnership with the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) has launched the Our Best Shot awareness campaign.
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.
July 29, 2015

Vaccination Rates in Older Adults Fall Short of Targets

The nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research released a white paper, Our Best Shot: Expanding Prevention through Vaccination in Older Adults, that provides a comprehensive overview of the factors that drive vaccination underutilization in seniors.
July 27, 2015

Media Alert: Alliance for Aging Research to Release White Paper on Vaccinations in Older Adults

The Alliance for Aging Research will announce the release of its new white paper Our Best Shot: Expanding Prevention through Vaccination in Older Adults.
December 5, 2013

Almost Half of the Senior Population Unaware of the Importance of Immunizations

New Polling Shows Almost Half of the Senior Population is Unaware of the Importance of Immunizations; New Silver Book® from Alliance for Aging Research Details Value of Vaccinations for Seniors
December 4, 2013

Under-Vaccination of Seniors Leads to Significant Morality and Disability

New Silver Book® highlights the value of innovation in reducing the burden of infectious diseases.
November 7, 2013

50,000 to 90,000 Adult Deaths a Year Caused by Vaccine-Preventable

New Factsheet from Alliance for Aging Research's The Silver Book® Details Value of Vaccinations for Seniors
July 31, 2013

Immunization Awareness Month and Seniors

Alliance for Aging Research: August is National Immunization Awareness Month, And Seniors Urgently Need Vaccination Information