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HIV Prevention Issues For Older People

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...Older people may lack awareness of the risk factors for getting HIV (see Fact Sheets 150 and 152 ) Many older people are newly single. They get divorced or lose their mates. While they had a partner they may have ignored HIV prevention messages. Very little HIV prevention education is targeted at older people Many older people believe that HIV only affects younger people Most older people get no training in safer sexual activities (see ...
Ask the Experts

HIV over 50 (HIV IN OLDER FOLKS, 2009)

Hello,Do you know what strategies or prevention efforts have been done to address the individuals over 50 that are getting the virus? What prevention efforts do you think will be effective in the prevention of HIV in this population?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...nonetheless . . . .) Consequently, targeted HIV awareness and prevention campaigns are needed. Dubya and company eviscerated many HIV prevention programs here in the U.S., because they dared mention something as shocking as gay sex or... Read more »

What is the best way to educate yourself about HIV prevention

Dear Dr Frascino,Yesterday before we went trick or treating my 12 year old son revealed to me that he is Gay. I had always had my suspicions but I wasn't expecting him to come out so soon. I thought I would have an easier time with it but the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Proud Dad in Phoenix,Sexual orientation is not a choice, as I'm sure you realize. Certainly most parents would prefer their kids were straight for a variety of reasons -- some of which you mentioned. Yes, there are still a lot of haters out... Read more »

HIV Prevention, Donations, 'WHOO-HOOS', and Thanks...

Hello Over There, dr. Bobby,I read your comments on HIV Prevention, and see that your thoughts are along the same lines as mine, only that you know a lot more about it than I do. I'll write you more about it soon. What I really can't understand is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the "increase in frequency." The study said that erectile dysfunction drugs "have been extending the sex life of many older individuals" since 1998 and "may be extending the HIV epidemic into older age groups." The use of such medications "in... Read more »

HIV prevention commercials

I have been seeing these horrific ads about HIV that are being aired recently where they go into detail about how you "don't get just HIV" and how you can get dementia, anal cancer etc. It is usually late at night and I have to change the channel....
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
...experience. Your anger is right there on the surface and it has to be painful. It's easy to get locked into a pattern of recycling old feelings of resentment about how unfair this is (and it is!). I believe you can experience real relief by... Read more »
Articles
ACRIA and GMHC

HIV Prevention Strategies for Older Adults

... Older Persons Are Not All the Same Older men who have sex with men (MSM) face a unique set of challenges when it comes to HIV prevention. Having experienced stigma or discrimination at an earlier age, they now confront ageism as well as... Read more »
UNICEF

Two in Three Young People With HIV Are Female, UNICEF Finds

...insufficient attention is being given to preventing the transmission of HIV among young people under the age of 25. In a new report, 'HIV prevention with young people: The key to tackling the epidemic' , the world's leading children's rights... Read more »
The Body

This Positive Life : An Interview With HIV Prevention Activist Jose Ramirez

...People Mixed-Status Couples, Safer Sex and HIV Risk Through the Ages Tip, Tricks and Challenges From the Frontlines of HIV Prevention Safer, Healthier, Sexier Sex: Even More Tips and Tricks Gay Identity, Gay Community Past,... Read more »
The Body

Youth Activist Brings HIV Prevention to an Urban Children's Hospital

...Programs that are actually working -- I will take a minute to speak just broadly about what's going on in Philadelphia and the HIV prevention community, which I think is just really fantastic. Throughout Philadelphia, we've embraced the community... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better... Read more »

Join us to take HIV Prevention to the next level!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...pre-implementation activities to: 1) Asses the viability of utilizing the chat rooms to provide services, referrals and to implement HIV prevention interventions, 2) Better define online social networks of seropositive MSM of color that... Read more »

Join us to take HIV Prevention to the next level!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...pre-implementation activities to: 1) Asses the viability of utilizing the chat rooms to provide services, referrals and to implement HIV prevention interventions, 2) Better define online social networks of seropositive MSM of color that... Read more »

transgender HIV prevention

Posted by kami
...Transgender Individuals in San Francisco Needed for HIV Prevention Study Want to earn $25 for an hour of your time and help with the fight against AIDS? I am an AIDS researcher from the University Read more »