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Nurturing Your Spirit

Aging with HIV can put a lot of strain on your body, but what about your soul -- that which makes your life worth living? Charlene Arcila has a treatment plan for your happiness.

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Keeping Your Brain Sharp

People with HIV are at higher risk for the brain slowdown we all are likely to experience as we age. Jane Fowler, who is 78 and living with HIV, knows plenty of ways to fight it and keep your mind nimble.

A Long-Term HIV Survivor on the Premier of _The Normal Heart_: A Blog Entry by Jimmy Mack Img

A Long-Term HIV Survivor on the Premier of The Normal Heart

On Monday, May 12, I had the honor of attending the premier screening of The Normal Heart as the guest of my sister Nancy. It was a star-studded event held at the Ziegfeld Theater in NYC.

The last movie I saw at the Ziegfeld was Longtime Companion i...

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Looking Ahead to HIV/AIDS Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day (Video)

June 5 marks the anniversary of the start of the AIDS epidemic, when the first medical reports on the new disease were published.

This year, it also marks National HIV/AIDS Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day, the nation-wide day of observance propose...

Memoirs of a Caregiver, Part 3: A Blog Entry by Bob Leahy Img

Memoirs of a Caregiver, Part 3: A Blog Entry by Bob Leahy

This article first appeared on PositiveLite.com, Canada's Online HIV Magazine, on Feb. 20, 2014.

I don't pretend that this story is at all unique. I tell it because I suspect it may be part of a growing trend -- HIVers assuming the role of caregiver...

Living With Memory Loss: A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold Img

Living With Memory Loss: A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold

Sometimes people ask me what's the worst part about having AIDS. Over the years my answer has changed dramatically depending which symptom I was facing or side effect from the medication was particularly cumbersome. Right now, however, the most debil...

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Boston Strong -- 1 Year Later

The first person living with what used to be called "full-blown AIDS" to run the Boston Marathon, Stephen Kovacev, tells of running it one year after the Boston bombing tragedy.

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Ed Barron Is Not HIV Positive, He's a Person Living With AIDS and Complications

Through anal cancer, being honorably discharged from the army for being gay, hepatitis c and more, Ed Barron's remarkable resilience has allowed him to become the fierce activist and "leather daddy" he is today.

Aging (Gracefully?) With HIV: I Never Saw This Coming -- A Blog Entry by David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. Img

Aging (Gracefully?) With HIV: I Never Saw This Coming -- A Blog Entry by David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

"I recently passed a major milestone: a big, round-numbered birthday that, frankly, I never expected to reach."

An Ill Partner, an Ailing Pet: When the Tables Are Turned -- A Blog Entry by Bob Leahy Img

An Ill Partner, an Ailing Pet: When the Tables Are Turned -- A Blog Entry by Bob Leahy

True, cancer doesn't have quite the stigma associated with HIV, but it certainly isn't stigma-free, and it comes with a prognosis that makes HIV in 2014 look like a walk in the park.