Updates (Page 7)

June 23, 2020

Blog: Fighting Older Adult Malnutrition During COVID-19

Meredith Ponder Whitmire, Policy Director of Defeat Malnutrition Today. Malnutrition can happen to anyone, but older adults are particularly at…
June 9, 2020

Blog: Meet Jim Eden, a Member of the Alliance’s Board of Directors

Jim Eden has served on the Alliance’s Board of Directors since 1987. In this new blog series, we will be…
May 29, 2020

Chairman’s Blog: Coronavirus and Seniors

James “Jim” G. Scott, Chair, Alliance for Aging Research Board of Directors. As I write this, the United States is…
May 26, 2020

Advocacy Groups Send Letter to CMMI on Part D Demonstration

On May 22, 2020, the Alliance for Aging Research and 26 other patient advocacy organizations wrote to the Centers for…
May 19, 2020

Blog: Mental Health Awareness Month Q+A with Brent Forester, M.D.

Brent P. Forester, M.D, Mental health awareness is especially important during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about mental health issues…
May 12, 2020

Blog: How to Help Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Older adults are at a higher risk for more serious COVID-19 illness and death. The Centers for Disease Control…
May 4, 2020

Alliance Submits Comments to U.S. Food & Drug Administration Regarding the Inclusion of Older Adults in Cancer Clinical Trials

On Monday, May 4, 2020, the Alliance submitted feedback to the FDA in response to a request for comments on…
April 22, 2020

Blog: Addressing Out-Of-Pocket Prescription Drug Costs for Older Adults

Ryne Carney, Public Policy Manager at the Alliance for Aging Research Ryne Carney, Public Policy Manager at the Alliance for…
April 22, 2020

Alliance Submits Comments to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Regarding Care Interventions for People With Dementia

The Alliance submitted comments to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) concerning its Draft Comparative Effectiveness Review, “Care…
April 14, 2020

Advocacy Groups Call on HHS Office of Civil Rights to Issue Guidance on Fair Medical Resource Allocation During COVID-19

On April 13, 2020, 46 aging advocacy, patient, family caregiver, and other organizations sent a letter to the Honorable Alex…