Updates

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’…
May 4, 2018

New York Times Article on Clinical Trials Features Quote from the Alliance for Aging Research

Today marks the end of Clinical Trials Awareness Week, but that doesn’t stop the need for raising awareness about the…
April 6, 2018

The Chairman’s Blog: The Value of AHRQ

The recent tug-of-war between the White House and Congress over the Federal Budget included a recurring attack on a small…
March 5, 2018

National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day Kickoff Event Recap

February 22 was National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day! This year, we celebrated at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute during…