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January 24, 2017

Comments on Oversight Framework for Molecular Diagnostic Tests, including Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs)/House Version

This letter to House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan and House Minority Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi urges them to "make updating the oversight framework for all molecular diagnostic tests, including laboratory developed tests (LDTs), a priority early in the 115th Congress."
January 24, 2017

Comments on Oversight Framework for Molecular Diagnostic Tests, including Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs)/Senate Version

This letter to Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Sen. Charles Schumer that urges them to "make updating the oversight framework for all molecular diagnostic tests, including laboratory developed tests (LDTs), a priority early in the 115th Congress." 
September 15, 2016

Our Best Shot: The Importance of Vaccines for Older Adults — Workshop Promotional Poster

Our Best Shot: Workshop Kit is designed for community leaders hosting workshops for seniors and their caregivers on the basics of vaccination. The "soup-to-nuts" kit covers how vaccines work, common vaccine-preventable diseases, vaccine safety and efficacy, the vaccine schedule for adults 60-64 and 65+, and where and how to get vaccinated.  This poster is designed for community health leaders to use in spreading the word about upcoming workshops.
September 15, 2016

Our Best Shot: The Importance of Vaccines for Older Adults — Workshop Slide Presentation

Our Best Shot: Workshop Kit is designed for community leaders hosting workshops for seniors and their caregivers on the basics of vaccination. The "soup-to-nuts" kit covers how vaccines work, common vaccine-preventable diseases, vaccine safety and efficacy, the vaccine schedule for adults 60-64 and 65+, and where and how to get vaccinated. The slide presentation adds visual interest to the discussion and elaborates on some of the concepts covered in the script.
September 15, 2016

Our Best Shot: The Importance of Vaccines for Older Adults — Workshop Leader’s Guide

Our Best Shot: Workshop Kit is designed for community leaders hosting workshops for seniors and their caregivers on the basics of vaccination. The "soup-to-nuts" kit covers how vaccines work, common vaccine-preventable diseases, vaccine safety and efficacy, the vaccine schedule for adults 60-64 and 65+, and where and how to get vaccinated.  This Leader's Guide gives guidance on promotion & logistics, an agenda & script, and tips on keeping the participants engaged.
September 15, 2016

Our Best Shot: The Importance of Vaccines for Older Adults — Workshop Participant Evaluation

Our Best Shot: Workshop Kit is designed for community leaders hosting workshops for seniors and their caregivers on the basics of vaccination. The "soup-to-nuts" kit covers how vaccines work, common vaccine-preventable diseases, vaccine safety and efficacy, the vaccine schedule for adults 60-64 and 65+, and where and how to get vaccinated.  This evaluation form is designed to collect valuable feedback from participants on the workshop.  Please use this feedback to adapt future workshops, and share with us at [email protected] 
September 15, 2016

Our Best Shot: The Importance of Vaccines for Older Adults — Workshop Participant Quiz Answers

Our Best Shot: Workshop Kit is designed for community leaders hosting workshops for seniors and their caregivers on the basics of vaccination. The "soup-to-nuts" kit covers how vaccines work, common vaccine-preventable diseases, vaccine safety and efficacy, the vaccine schedule for adults 60-64 and 65+, and where and how to get vaccinated.  This quiz is designed for participants to use during the workshop as a discussion tool.
September 12, 2016

Celebrating a Year Without a Stroke: Tips for you to simply talk with your atrial fibrillation patients about stroke prevention

The risk of stroke from atrial fibrillation (AFib) is real, and can quickly change a patient's life. As you know, the scientific evidence confirms that oral anticoagulation is highly effective at reducing stroke risk. Yet, elderly patients are too often under-anticoagulted, owing in part to their lack of understanding about stroke risk and the value of anticoagulation. This tip sheet offers talking points to help health care professionals help their patients to better understand why anticoagulation is critical and how adherence will allow them to celebate more years without a stroke.
August 30, 2016

Heart Valve Disease Awareness Surveys

The Alliance for Aging Research has released surveys that give insights into public awareness about heart valve disease. 
August 23, 2016

Alliance Comments on PDUFA VI Commitment Letter

The Alliance provided comments in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's PDUFA VI Commitment Letter.