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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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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Aging with Pride: National Health, Aging, and Sexuality/Gender Study​

Aging with Pride paints a vivid portrait of the lives of sexual and gender diverse midlife and older adults, documenting a complex relationship between risk and resilience. The landmark study is the first federally-funded longitudinal national project designed to better understand the aging, health, and well-being of sexual and gender diverse midlife and older adults.

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Use of Antiretroviral Therapy in Nursing Home Residents with HIV

Antiretroviral therapies are essential in HIV care. As people living with HIV age and their presence in nursing homes increases, it is critical to evaluate the quality of HIV care. We determine the rate of ART use and examine individual and facility level characteristics associated with no ART use in a nationally representative long stay NH residents with HIV.

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HIV: A personal story

University of Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Medicine spoke to one of Associate Professor Lucy Dorrell’s patients about her experiences discovering that she was HIV+.

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Fatigue is associated with worse cognitive and everyday functioning in older persons with HIV

Fatigue is prevalent in people living with HIV and in older adults. Research has been associated with a wide range of psychosocial factors, including depression, anxiety, and poor quality of sleep, leading to overall poorer quality of life. Fatigue is also associated with comorbidities such as hypothyroidism, Hepatitis C, disease severity, and treatment status among PLWH. This study goes into detail about framing the relationship between fatigue, cognition, and everyday functioning in PLWH.

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