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March 27, 2015

FY16 AFib Appropriations Sign-On Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed onto a letter requesting the National Institute on Aging (NIA), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), and other relevant NIH agencies, institutes, and offices provide technical assistance and otherwise support an effort to improve prevention of AFib-related stroke in older persons.
March 25, 2015

Call to Action to All Stakeholders Managing Elderly AFib Patients

On October 16, 2014 the Alliance for Aging Research convened a symposium to discuss those factors leading to the undertreatment of elderly AFib patients and to identify gaps in current clinical practice, outreach, education,  research, and policy. Read the full whitepaper to see the complete set of recommendations.
March 11, 2015

FY 2016 L-HHS Alzheimer’s Disease Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research, USAgainstAlzheimer's, Cure Alzheimer's Foundation, BrightFocus Foundation, Leaders Engaged on Alzheimer's Disease, Alzheimer's Foundation of America, and American Academy of Neurology signed on to letters submitted to the House & Senate Labor, Health  and Human Services and Education and Related Agencies (L-HHS) Subcommittees, urging for a minimum of $2 billion for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias research supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
March 10, 2015

S-FAR FY 2016 Appropriations Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed on to an U.S. Stakeholder Forum on Antimicrobial Resistance (S-FAR) submitted to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations urging for more resources in combating antimicrobial resistance. 
March 4, 2015

Medicare Part D Non-Interference Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed a letter expressing opposition to proposals that would allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to interfere in private prescription drug negotiations in the Medicare Part D program.
February 10, 2015

ACT-AD 21st Century Cures Letter

Accelerate Cure/Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease (ACT-AD) submitted a letter the House Committee on Energy and Commerce to provide feedback on the 21st Century Cures discussion draft released on January 27, 2015.    
February 10, 2015

21st Century Cures Feedback Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research submitted a feedback letter on the 21st Century Cures discussion draft released on January 27, 2015 to Chairman Upton and Ranking Member DeGette.
February 6, 2015

Con. Res. Supporting Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients Support Letter

The Alliance for Aging Researched signed on to a Urology Policy Forum (UPF) letter expressing support for Con. Res., the Supporting Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients. 
January 30, 2015

Letter to Hatch and Bennet in Support of the Promise for Antibiotics and Therapeutics for Health (PATH) Act

This letter was from various organizations, including the Alliance for Aging Research, to Sen. Orrin Hatch and Sen. Michael Bennet to "express support for S. 185, the Promise for Antibiotics and Therapeutics for Health (PATH) Act, legislation to establish a new limited population antibacterial drug approval pathway for antibiotics to treat serious or life-threatening infections for which there exists an unmet medical need."
January 1, 2015

Atrial Fibrillation Survey Report–Insights and Analysis

A survey of more than 500 adults with atrial fibrillation age 65 and over, explored first diagnosis, referrals, their treatment decision process, anticoagulant use, medication switching, bleeding complications, and more.