2/20/2021 – Alliance for Aging Research + ASCO + AARP Caregiving

2/20/2021 – Alliance for Aging Research + ASCO + AARP Caregiving

This week we are highlighting several great pieces of information for you. Our first interview is with Lindsay Clarke, vice president of health education and advocacy, Alliance for Aging Research. She will be discussing Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day (February 22nd), and what the risk factors, symptoms, etc are with HVD. She also discusses ways the community can get involved with the work of Alliance for Aging Research, and how to support the efforts of Heart Valve Disease Awareness specifically.

Our second interview is with Lori J. Pierce, MD, FASTRO, FASCO, president of ASCO, about perceptions of current cancer care levels. As the world’s leading organization of oncology professionals who care for people with cancer, ASCO believes it is critical to understand what the public, including patients, think of, expect and need from the nation’s cancer care system.

Our third interview is with Jean Chatzky, CEO of HerMoney.com, about new research that has come out about the conundrum facing employers/employees during this pandemic – specifically in how it relates to balancing work/home life in connection with caregiving.



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