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...

Resilience is the Name of the Game

FACTORS THAT IMPROVE RESILIENCE IN OLDER ADULTS LIVING WITH HIV IN THE DEEP SOUTH Having effective levels of resilience help older adults manage the challenges of having multiple chronic conditions (cardiac disease, osteoporosis, cancer etc.) plus HIV. This study...
ADULTS WITH HIV: EXERCISE!

ADULTS WITH HIV: EXERCISE!

HOME-BASED EXERCISE REDUCES FALLS Falls become more common as we age. The CDC reports that deaths due to falls have been increasing in the USA. In fact, the CDC reports that falls are the number one cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in Americans age 65 and older....
HIV+ Veterans Receive Poor Addiction Treatment

HIV+ Veterans Receive Poor Addiction Treatment

POOR SUBSTANCE USE TREATMENT IN VETERANS Substance use disorder is known to be common but treatment low in adults with HIV. In order to address this issue a large study of US Veterans was done. It included about 53,000 veterans with HIV and a matched comparison group...
Walking reduces mortality in older women

Walking reduces mortality in older women

Most of us accept that more exercise is good for our health.  The question is how to do it and how much walking exercise is necessary.  Walking  is an almost universal physical activity that should be beneficial.  A group of 16,742 women with an average age of 72  was...