Press Releases

March 20, 2018

Alliance Releases Statement on The Right to Try Act of 2018

Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) President and CEO Sue Peschin, MHS, issued the following statement in anticipation of the second…
February 22, 2018

A Congressional Call to Action to Support National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day

Today is National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day! Organizations, advocates, health care professionals, patients, and families affected by heart valve disease…
February 20, 2018

‘Listen to Your Heart’ during National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day, February 22

Washington, D.C., February 20, 2018 – National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day will be celebrated on February 22, 2018, as organizations,…
February 1, 2018

Updated Statistics Show Heart Valve Disease Affects Up to 11 Million Americans, Costs at Least $23.4 Billion Annually

Washington, D.C., February 1, 2018 – Today the Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) released The Silver Book®: Valve Disease volume and…
December 15, 2017

Alliance Releases Statement on Legislation Suspending Medical Device Excise Tax

The Alliance for Aging Research’s President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has issued the following statement regarding H.R. 4617, which…
November 13, 2017

Alliance Statement in Support of Nomination of Alex Azar as Secretary of U.S. Health and Human Services

The Alliance for Aging Research’s (Alliance) President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has released the following statement in support of the nomination of Alex Azar for secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
November 9, 2017

Alliance Statement on the Medical Expense Deduction in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

The Alliance for Aging Research’s President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has released the following statement regarding the elimination of the Medical Expense Deduction in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017:  
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.
October 5, 2017

Alliance for Aging Research Names James G. Scott Chair of Its Board of Directors

The nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) announces James “Jim” G. Scott as the new chair and Bruce Garren as the new vice chair of its Board of Directors.
September 26, 2017

Alliance for Aging Research Honors Heroes in Health at 24th Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner

The Alliance for Aging Research honors Senator Tom Carper (DE), Senator Shelley Moore Capito (WV), Nobel Prize-winning scientist Elizabeth Blackburn, Ph.D., University of California, Elissa Epel, Ph.D, University of California, San Francisco, and former United States Congressman Tony Coelho at its 24th Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner.