TWO LONG-TERM HIV SURVIVORS EXIT

Nothing About US Without USThe communities of Long-Term Survivors living with HIV were reduced by two recently with the passing of Ed Shaw (1941-2020) and Larry Kramer (1935-2020). One black man age 79 and one white man age 84. Both Long-Term Survivors of HIV. Both...

Poor Sleep = More Heart Disease

INSOMNIA IS A RISK for NEW CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE Insomnia is very common among older adults with HIV. The question is whether poor sleep habits may be a risk factor for the onset of cardiovascular disease (CVD), which includes acute...

Loneliness Increases Risk for Poor Health

ASSOCIATIONS WITH LONELINESS IN OLDER ADULTS WITH HIV  Loneliness affects the risk of disease and death in older people with HIV. It is important to identify factors associated with loneliness. The present study addressed this issue in adults 50 years old...

COVID-19: What you Need to Know

The older adult with HIV confronts uncertainty daily – not knowing if their health care will be adequate as they age. Are health providers’ age-related knowledge and skills adequate? Financial uncertainty is a constant. The uncertainty of transition to...
The Challenge of Uncertainty: COVID-19 and Aging with HIV

The Challenge of Uncertainty: COVID-19 and Aging with HIV

Older adults living with HIV are expressing high levels of anxiety. Uncertainty drives that anxiety. As the finite nature of life comes into focus, older adults with HIV face the uncertainty of their health. They exhibit higher rates of illnesses associated with...