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Remembering Our Seniors on National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

"Many of our seniors are sexually active and vulnerable to the same circumstances of the lack of information and support as the younger and more visible members of the community," Earl Fowlkes writes.

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Aging and HIV

The number of older women living with HIV is growing. Read about aging with HIV, aging-related health challenges, stigma and support, and more.

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HIV and Aging: A Growing Population Faces Unique Challenges

A conversation with Jeff Taylor, longtime HIV community and research advocate and cancer survivor.

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Are We Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges?

During a session on HIV and healthy aging at the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, one woman spoke passionately about the need for increased visibility of older people living with HIV.

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Caring for Your Heart

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Heart Disease Basics

Many people think of heart disease as a...

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Spotlight: Edward Jackson

"The challenges of HIV and aging still represent an enormous gift and paradox," Edward Jackson writes. "This gift defines my commitment to this life-giving, life-changing vision to the reduce stigma, provide education, and end HIV in our lives."

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Pilot Study Finds Intense Exercise Is Good for Older HIV-Positive Men

In a recent study, older men who engaged in high-intensity aerobic exercise (but not moderate intensity) showed a significantly increased their ability to maximize their use of oxygen.

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A Little Gratitude

On the 30th anniversary of her HIV diagnosis, Dawn Averitt writes, "Just being alive in 2018, the mother of three daughters, did not only seem unlikely in 1988, it seemed implausible at best and more realistically, impossible at the time."

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National Coalition Needed to Advance Issues Facing Long-Term Survivors of HIV, Report Says

A new report from The Reunion Project on HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day calls for a national coalition of survivors of HIV to advance the needs of survivors in four key areas: research, programs, community building, and advocacy.

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Long-Term Survivors of HIV/AIDS Speak Up About Their Legacy

Just in time for the annual HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day on June 5, The Reunion Project has released a new video in which people who have lived with HIV for decades discuss their legacy.