Jul 17, 2007
I am getting close to retirement. I am 53 years old and worked all my life in engineering. I have been HIV positive for at least 12 years. I have an undetectable viral load but the pressure of work is getting to me. I have managed 10 engineers even after a liver transplant a couple of years ago. I owe society. I live in the Sacramento area. Is there any type of volunteer work I can do to help others that would benefit people who suffer from HIV?
| Response from Dr. Frascino
The list of potential volunteer opportunities is essentially unlimited. It would include everything from delivering "meals on wheels" to helping HIVers keep their pets (PAWS: Pets Are Wonderful Support). Just Google AIDS service organizations and Sacramento and you'll get a list of organizations you can contact to help HIVers locally in the Sacramento area.
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