Mount Laurel, New Jersey, October 29, 2020 – The National Football League Alumni Association (NFLA) and Alaxo Airway Stents (Alaxo) are teaming up to provide alternative, innovative stent based therapies for snoring, sleep apnea, and overall enhanced health and well-being to NFLA members, their spouses, friends, and families.
"We have lost players to sleep apnea and consider our partnership with Alaxo Airway Stents an important pathway to better, safer sleep," said NFLA CEO Beasley Reece. "Quality sleep is especially important to our older members general health. Our younger members need a good night’s sleep to improve performance. We look forward to working with Alaxo."
"Alaxo is excited to enter this Partnership with the NFLA," said Terry Bayliss, CEO of Alaxo. "Working with NFLA gives us the opportunity to support their initiative; to provide greater health and well-being and overall quality of life for its members and family. Our partnership provides us the ability to work directly with the NFLA in their efforts to give back to those less fortunate through a variety NFLA charity programs."
The NFLA and Alaxo are finalizing the details for an anticipated launch date of December 15th. As we get closer to the launch date, we will provide a detailed update to our members on how the program will work. As part of the partnership, we will be providing an educational component on the benefits of good sleep.
About NFL Alumni
NFL Alumni was founded in 1967 and is the oldest and most recognizable national organization of retired professional athletes. NFL Alumni consists of former NFL players, coaches, executives, spouses, cheerleaders, and associate members. Part of the NFL Alumni’s dual mission is “Caring for Kids”. Player alumni give back in their local communities by raising funds for youth-related charities through their 35 regional chapters. It is a tradition that has existed for more than 50 years. Alumni support typically raises more than $1.5 million dollars per year for worthwhile causes. The other half of NFLA’s mission, “Caring for Our Own” is to serve, assist and inform its members and their families. Alumni members are offered a diverse package of wellness, business, career, and legal services to help members and their families be healthy, productive, and connected to one another. To learn more please visit www.nflalumni.org.
Alaxo offers FDA and Health Canada registered, internationally patented, innovative stent-based therapies to support healthy, natural, nasal breathing solutions for snoring, sleep apnea, and enhanced athletic performance. Made of nitinol, a nickel-titanium alloy that has super-elastic characteristics, our innovative stents support the upper airway passage to allow for better airflow and easier breathing. The Alaxo product line is clinically proven to improve nasal breathing, improve sleep, and enhance athletic performance. The AlaxoStent is clinically tested for treatment of patients struggling with obstructive sleep apnea or snoring.