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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.
August 15, 2016

Comments on CMS-3295-P by the Alliance

The Alliance for Aging Research submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on its proposal rule: CMS-3295-P, Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Hospital and Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Changes to Promote Innovation, Flexibility, and Improvement in Patient Care.
June 10, 2016

OTC Monograph User Fee Public Meeting Remarks

These are remarks made by Alliance Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's public meeting on OTC Monograph User Fees on June 10, 2016.
June 1, 2016

Malnutrition: Healthcare Professional Tip Sheet

Many cases of malnutrition go undetected because the signs are subtle, those at risk are often difficult to recognize, and the symptoms may look like a normal part of aging.  This tip sheet helps healthcare professionals identify at-risk patients, screen for malnutrition, and personalize a treatment plan if necessary.  The tear-off section is for patients and includes additoinal resources and information.
May 19, 2016

The Silver Book: Diabetic Retinopathy Factsheet

The Alliance for Aging Research released The Silver Book®: Diabetic Retinopathy, a factsheet that gives an overview of the threat the eye disease presents to global health.