Updates (Page 3)

November 7, 2017

An Update on the Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease Conference

Last week was the Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease (CTAD) conference in Boston. The Alliance's Missy Jenkins and Ryne Carney were in attendance, as were those from various other organizations. We are pleased to present a post from Eric Sokol, vice president, Public Policy, the Alzheimer’s Foundation, about some of the highlights from the conference.
October 26, 2017

Here Are the Facts about Vaccines

Vaccines are a stunning scientific achievement. Yet, amazingly, some people refuse to get themselves and their children vaccinated. Here, we tell the truth about vaccines.
October 26, 2017

Five Things to Know About Medicare Preventive Visits

It's time for Medicare Open Enrollment! Learn the top five things you need to know about the preventive visits that Medicare covers.
October 23, 2017

HROTW: Learn the Truth About Vaccines

Last week was International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), an annual campaign that “raises awareness of the role infection prevention plays to improve patient safety.” We recently released new resources that emphasize the importance of vaccines, including a “truth teller” fact sheet that dispels falsehoods about vaccines by providing accurate facts. 
October 19, 2017

Missed the #Save4Health Twitter Chat? Here’s A Recap!

The Alliance for Aging Research recently hosted a Twitter chat to highlight the health costs associated with retirement and insights on how older adults can prepare. If you were unable to join the chat, we've archived it for you to view. 
October 13, 2017

Today Is World Thrombosis Day

Today is World Thrombosis Day, and we are raising awareness.
October 2, 2017

A Memorable Night of Honoring Heroes in Health

On Tuesday, September 26, the Alliance held the Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C., with our partners and supporters to celebrate advancements in aging research and honor heroes in health who are dedicated to aging issues.
September 29, 2017

HROTW: Learn More about “Living With AFib”

For our Health Resource of the Week, we’re sharing a short “pocket film” that highlights the risk factors, symptoms and treatments options for AFib.
September 12, 2017

The Rally for Medical Research Comes to Washington, D.C., September 14

This Thursday, September 14, the Rally for Medical Research brings thousands of Americans of Washington, D.C., to urge policymakers to make funding for medical research a national priority. 
September 6, 2017

The Stories You’ll Hear: Mobile Porch Preserves D.C.’s Heritage

Toni Ford wants to invite you to her porch and stay a while. Maybe grab an iced tea. Take a seat.  And please definitely share a story or two. It'll be worth your time.