5 Reasons Why Seniors Are at Risk for HIV

5 Reasons Why Seniors Are at Risk for HIV

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When many people think about who is at risk for HIV/AIDS in the U.S., the term "Baby Boomers" doesn't often come to mind. But it should: This virus does not merely live among young folk. In 2009, an estimated 17 percent of all new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. were among people age 50 or over.

When many people think about who is at risk for HIV/AIDS in the U.S., the term "Baby Boomers" doesn't often come to mind. But it should: This virus does not merely live among young folk. In 2009, an estimated 17 percent of all new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. were among people age 50 or over.

So what's really going on?

Take a look at what's making this group more vulnerable to contracting HIV.