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Older Women: At Risk for HIV Img

Older Women: At Risk for HIV

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Introduction Older Women: An Overlooked Group What to Do? Older Women Living With HIV

Introduction

UNAIDS estimates that 4.2 million older adults (age 50 and over) are living with HIV (HIV+) worldwide; of these, a little ov...

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Personal Stories

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 Symptoms of Heart Attack Risk Factors for Heart Disease HIV and Heart Disease Reducing the Risk for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself

Heart Disease Basics

Many people think of heart disease as a...

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Personal Stories

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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Personal Stories

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."

What Is an HIV Long-Term Survivor? Five People With HIV Grapple With the Question Img
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What Is an HIV Long-Term Survivor? Five People With HIV Grapple With the Question

Justin B. Terry-Smith talks with five people who have been HIV positive between 10 and 30-plus years to better understand what being a long-term survivor means and to learn about some of the challenges they face.

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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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Personal Stories

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.

Mark S. King (left) and his brother
Personal Stories

Honoring My Older Gay Brother on 'LGBT Elders Day': A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

"My new post has video of my remarks at a special LGBT Elders event last night, where I honor my brother and he helps me tell our story," says Mark S. King "It's funny. It's sad. It's life."