Updates

October 31, 2018

Alzheimer’s Disease (ACT-AD) Coalition Goes to Barcelona

In October, the Accelerate Cure/Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease (ACT-AD) coalition, which is chaired by the Alliance for Aging Research, attended the …
October 25, 2018

Heart Valve Disease Patient Story Contest: Call for Submissions!

Have you or a loved one seen information about the National Heart Valve Disease Day campaign (#ValveDiseaseDay) and, as…
October 24, 2018

Patient Advocacy Groups Urge FDA to Update 2008 Cardiovascular Risk in Type 2 Diabetes Guidance

Today, the below patient advocacy groups, including the Alliance for Aging Research, submitted joint comments to the U.S. Food and…
September 27, 2018

The Chairman’s Blog: Administration for Community Living, An Important Partner in Improving the Lives of Older Americans

Jim Scott I had the pleasure recently of hearing some creative ideas for improving the lives of the elderly…
September 27, 2018

The Heart Valve Disease Policy Task Force Leads #TAVRHillDay Efforts

The Heart Valve Disease Policy Task Force, patients, and advocates met with members of Congress and their staff on…
September 25, 2018

Join Our Team – We’re Hiring a Communications Associate!

Interested in joining a dynamic and mission-driven team? We’re hiring a Communications Associate! Below is the position description and instructions…
June 15, 2018

ACT-AD Coalition Letter on FDA Early Alzheimer’s Disease Guidance

The majority of clinical trials conducted in Alzheimer’s disease have been for patients who received a definitive diagnosis after becoming…
June 8, 2018

The Chairman’s Blog: Medicare Should Help Patients Avoid the Angst of an Incorrect Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Every year, thousands of Americans hear the devastating news that they have Alzheimer’s disease.  This diagnosis carries with it a…
May 23, 2018

GeroScience Interest Group Hosts Spring Seminar

The Trans-NIH GeroScience Interest Group (GSIG) hosted its spring seminar on Wednesday, June 6, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.,…
May 23, 2018

Learn about Protecting Your Eyesight During Healthy Vision Month

May is Healthy Vision Month, which makes it the perfect time to raise awareness about conditions that affect older adults’…