Resources for Aging with HIV

This resource center connects you with the latest in research, training, and more to help better coordinate and optimize care for people aging with HIV. You can filter the resources below by title, date, or topic/category, such as care coordination, health equity, and mental health. 

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Aging and PrEP: Considerations for PrEP in People 50 Years of Age and Older

Ensuring older adults have access to PrEP is a key step towards ending the HIV epidemic in the U.S. This webinar will present considerations around medical, counseling, and educational strategies to improve the uptake of PrEP among people aged 50 and older. It will highlight the benefits and opportunities of using PrEP in this population in efforts to decrease the rate of new HIV infections among people over 50. Presenters will focus on practical strategies for engaging older adults, such as culturally competent messaging and sexual history taking.

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HIV and Aging: Double Stigma

HIV and ageism continue to be key public health challenges in the USA and globally. Older people living with HIV may experience intersectional stigma resulting from HIV and ageism. The current review summarizes the scientific literature and focuses on social isolation and lack of social support as key factors in experiencing HIV-related and aging-related stigma.

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National HIV Curriculum: HIV in Older Adults

The shift of the HIV epidemic to increasingly involve older persons highlights several health care needs: (1) medical care systems with the capacity to provide clinical services for a large cohort of older persons with HIV, (2) active screening programs to detect HIV in older persons, and (3) implementation of strategies to prevent forward transmission of HIV from older persons.

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Optimizing HIV Care for People Aging with HIV

The purpose of this reference guide is to identify commonly occurring health care and social needs of people aging with HIV and to highlight the screenings and assessments for these needs. This reference guide serves as a starting point for the health care team as it builds and expands its knowledge and practice of serving people aging with HIV.

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Aging with HIV: Best Practices

A conversation with with Dr Katherine Promer, an infectious disease specialist at the University of California San Diego Medical Center, where she provides primary care to people with HIV about what clinicians need to know when working with and aging population of people living with HIV.

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Older Adults with HIV/AIDS: A Growing Population

With its extensive experience providing services to meet the need of a growing, and increasingly diverse, population, ACL’s aging network plays an important role in the lives of older adults across the country. Armed with the array of programs funded by ACL to help older adults stay healthy, active and living in their communities, the network is helping support the healthy aging of people living with HIV.

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ADAP Directory

One stop online resource center for ADAP resources information including better decision making for HIV related care, timely updates on HIV related medication, and assistance for advocates and medical staff.

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The Affordable Care Act and HIV/AIDS

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides Americans—including those with and at risk for HIV—better access to health care coverage and more health insurance options. Here are just some of the ways the ACA has improved access to coverage for people with or at risk for HIV.

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Medicare and People with HIV

Medicare, the second largest source of federal spending on care and treatment for people with HIV, will likely play an increasingly important role for these individuals as they age, due to treatment effectiveness and as new infections continue to occur.

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