Older Age with HIV Increases Chronic Conditions

Older Age with HIV Increases Chronic Conditions

Older Age with HIV Increases Chronic Conditions  OLDER ADULTS WITH HIV LIKELY HAVE MORE COMORBIDITIES. This study utilized a large dataset of Medicare beneficiaries (n= 29,060,418 with 24,735 of these...
HIV Is One Risk for Heart Disease

HIV Is One Risk for Heart Disease

ASK YOUR DOCTOR ABOUT REDUCING OTHER RISK FACTORS Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), such as heart disease and heart attack, is particularly important because HIV increases the CVD risk in older adults.  Older adults with HIV are developing CVD at about 50 percent...
Optimizing Care for People Aging with HIV

Optimizing Care for People Aging with HIV

Federal Guidelines Provide a Path to Better Health Focus on Viral Load Suppression is Not Adequate HRSA* (Health Resources & Services Administration) recently released new guidelines titled Optimizing HIV Care for People Aging with HIV: Incorporating New Elements...

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 and over...

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...