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Stephen Osgood and Jeff Berry
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Planning for Retirement While Living With HIV

Whether you're on public assistance or you're more well off, there are things you can do to plan for a secure future.

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In My Feelings: 16 Years Since My AIDS Diagnosis

Living with HIV for the past 16 years and being over the age of 50, Charles Sanchez is showing signs of aging, but no sign of slowing down.

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HIV and Older Adults

Anyone -- including older adults -- can get HIV. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one-quarter of all Americans living with HIV in 2012 were 55 years of age and older.

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Illinois Expands Protections for LGBTQ Older Adults

A new law will take effect in July 2020 that helps ensure the needs of LGBTQ older adults and people living with HIV are recognized and supported across Illinois.

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Dear Champion, Bad-Ass, Hellraiser, Advocate, Survivor, YOU

"There are shoulders of greatness that you stand upon; there are shadows of stigma you’ve emerged from," writes Kamaria Laffrey to her fellow long-term HIV survivors. "There is a journey to be traveled, and you, my beloved friend, are here to pave the way."

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Programs Seek to Break Isolation for People Over 50 Living With HIV

"We try to foster connection. We look at civic and social engagement and build community," said the manager of a program based in San Francisco.

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A Play in NYC Wittily Explores the Emotional Toll on HIV Plague-Era Survivors

'Still at Risk' is about long-term survivors, but it's for younger gay men too.

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Stories of African-American Women Aging With HIV: 'My Life Wasn't What I Hoped It to Be'

"HIV for African-American women has never been a single issue, separate from histories of addiction, trauma and poverty," Thurka Sangaramoorthy writes.

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Resources on HIV and Aging

A brief walkthrough of resources related to HIV and aging provided by federal and community partners of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Long-Term Survivors of HIV

Due to longer survival with HIV, the percentage of older adults living with HIV is increasing in all regions of the world. Get the facts about long-term survivors.

Original ACT UP activists Mark Harrington, Peter Staley, Gregg Gonsalves, and Ann Northrup at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health on October 11, 2018
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Thirty Years Later, AIDS Activists Who 'Seized Control' Discuss Their Legacy

"Activism, indeed, matters," Mark S. King writes. "It was humbling to revisit the ongoing legacy of ACT UP and the countless other activists who have had such a profound impact."