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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A very broad look at essential community-based supportive services to promote healthy aging of OPWH. It also discusses the potential barriers to those who are older suffering from HIV. This article also mentions that it would be most beneficial for physicians to address the whole individual including the environment and community that they live in as well as their medical information.
People who are living with HIV are living longer lives which may bring on new challenges in regards to the comorbidities that can occur in older people with HIV (OPWH). Early diagnoses of these comorbidities, geriatric care is essential to the continuation of life and quality of life for these patients.
Aging Bisexual adults with HIV are a growing but commonly overlooked population. This population has significantly poorer health outcomes compared to aging lesbian and gay adults. Interventions need to take into account the unique factors that impact the health of Bisexual adults than just focus on their Gay and Lesbian peers in order to improve health equity.
hysicians should create an inclusive and welcoming environment for their patients by providing education and training for the staff members. This is a guide of best practices for care providers to take into consideration when treating those who identify as LGBTQ+ in order to optimize clinical and cultural competency.
The article discusses some of the challenges, clinical and immunological, that elderly people living with HIV encounter. It also discusses that due to ART more people are living with HIV, which means that they live longer. It warns of various things that clinicians can keep in mind while evaluating elder patients with HIV, such as mixing medications.
Persons with HIV are more likely to have cardiovascular disease because of the residual virally mediated inflammation and side effects of antiretroviral therapy in addition to traditional cardiovascular disease risk factors.