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NEW Policy Recommendations for Improving the Health of Older Adults with HIV

This issue brief describes the need for an expansion of Medicaid coverage offered through the Affordable Care Act and other policy recommendations related to older adults living with HIV. MORE >


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LGBT Older Adults, HIV and the Affordable Care Act

This Issue Brief looks at HIV and aging among LGBT older people and what the ACA has done to support this population. Additionally, this brief offers information to help people with HIV understand their new health options and to support their overall health and wellness. MORE >


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Read more: Health, HIV & Aging, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations

 
AIDS Project Rhode Island

AIDS Project Rhode Island provides services and advocacy for people infected, affected and at-risk of HIV/AIDS. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   401-831-5522

Read more: HIV & Aging, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
The Changing Face of HIV/AIDS and Aging

This fact sheet gives a snapshot of the HIV epidemic in older adults. It also points to problems they face and provides actions needed to address these challenges. MORE >


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Diagnoses of HIV Infection among Adults 50+, 2007-1010

This report is intended to guide public health strategies that focus on preventing the spread of HIV among older adults in the United States and U.S. dependent areas as well as to assist with planning for HIV treatment and care needs. MORE >


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LGBT & HIV Housing Discrimination Video

Natalie Chin from Lambda Legal Talks About LGBT & HIV Housing Discrimination MORE >


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Health & Psychosocial Needs of LGBT Older Adults

This research study provides one of the most comprehensive descriptions of the health, well?being and social context of LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Read more: Aging / General Issues, Health, HIV & Aging, Mental Health, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
HIV Ages 50 and Up

A one-page fact sheet by ActionAIDS on HIV in people age 50 and up. MORE >


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Disparities and Resilience among LGBT Older Adults

This publication is the first national federally-funded project to examine LGBT aging and health. It documents significant health disparities impacting LGBT older adults as they age, including disability, physical and mental distress, victimization, discrimination, and lack of access to supportive aging and health services. MORE >


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Read more: Caregiving, Culturally Competent Care and Training, Health, HIV & Aging, Mental Health, Racial Equity, Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Health & Psychsocial Needs of LGBT Older Adults

This research study provides one of the most comprehensive descriptions of the health, well-being, and social context of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) older adults, focusing on the aging LGBT population residing in Chicago, IL. MORE >


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Graying of AIDS

A multimedia piece honoring some of our longterm survivors, produced by The Graying of AIDS in honor of National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (September 18, 2011). MORE >


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Read more: Health, HIV & Aging, Mental Health, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Standing Up To Stigma

A video by The Graying of AIDS Project, produced for AARP, about a man forced out of his assisted living facility because he has HIV. MORE >


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An HIV/AIDS Trainer's Perspective

The top 12 issues trainers, educators and service providers should consider when talking about HIV/AIDS and older adults. MORE >


Read more: Culturally Competent Care and Training, HIV & Aging, Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
HIV Fact or Fiction

Too many myths and misconceptions surround HIV and AIDS, particularly for people over 50 living with the disease. Learn the facts about HIV/AIDS and older adults. MORE >


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HIV/AIDS Know Your Rights

People living with HIV/AIDS are entitled to certain protections under federal law. Learn more about your rights. MORE >


Read more: Employment / Workforce, HIV & Aging, Housing / Homelessness / Long Term Care, Legal Resources, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Future Directions for Research

Recommendations on future research priorities for older people living with HIV/AIDS. MORE >


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Aging with HIV

Dr. Masten, author of the book Aging with HIV: A Gay Man’s Guide, provides his insights into aging positively while living with HIV. MORE >


Read more: HIV & Aging, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Tips on Caregiving for HIV+ Loved Ones

Caring for a partner or loved one with advanced HIV/AIDS can be difficult for both patient and caregiver. Here are some tips to ease the difficulty. MORE >


Read more: Caregiving, Culturally Competent Care and Training, HIV & Aging, Mental Health, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Q&A with Hutson Inniss

Hutson Inniss, Executive Director of the National Coalition for LGBT Health, talks about the Coalition’s work, LGBT older adults’ health, and HIV/AIDS. MORE >


Read more: Health, HIV & Aging, Mental Health, Racial Equity, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Helena Bushong: In Her Own Words

Helena Bushong, a 60-year-old trans woman who lives with HIV, tells us her story. MORE >


Read more: Aging / General Issues, HIV & Aging, Racial Equity, Social Security / Medicaid / Medicare / Health Care, Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Q&A with Jesus Ramirez-Valles, Ph.D., MPH

Dr. Jesus Ramirez-Valles, a professor of public health at the University of Illinois-Chicago, discusses the health challenges of older gay men of color living with HIV/AIDS. MORE >


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In My Own Words

Dr. Robert Franke, a 75-year-old retired university provost and minister, relocated to Little Rock while still living independently to be closer to his daughter, Sara Bowling Franke. The next day, Fox Ridge of?cials abruptly ejected Dr. Franke from the facility because he has HIV. Here, both Dr. Franke and his daughter Sara tell their story. MORE >


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HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the U.S.

A 2-page fact sheet, published in August 2011, with current statistics. MORE >


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How to Age with HIV - Gracefully

A personal story, published in POZ Magazine, about the aging process with HIV. MORE >


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The Age of LGBT Aging

The Age of LGBT Aging was the Keynote address from TransFaith in Color 2011 national conference. The conference was hosted by the Freedom Center for Social Justice. Additionally, this speech was posted on the web site for Southerners on New Ground (SONG). MORE >


Read more: Ageism, Caregiving, Health, HIV & Aging, Racial Equity, Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Aging POZitively

This short documentary, produced by SAGE at Center on Halsted, highlights three older people living with HIV. MORE >


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HIV Turns 30

Michael Adams, Executive Director of Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE), offers his thoughts on 30 years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and meeting the needs of older people living with HIV. MORE >


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HIV Turns 30 - Q&A Section

US Administration on Aging-produced webinar about aging with HIV - Q&A Section. MORE >


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Positive Aging: HIV Turns 30 - Intro & Presentation

This audio portion from the AoA Webinar "Positive Aging: HIV Turns 30" is an introduction by Kathy Greenlee and contains the presentation from Stephen Karpiak. MORE >


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HIV Turns 30 - PowerPoint Presentation

AoA Webinar: Positive Aging: HIV Turns 30 - Slides from PowerPoint presentation. MORE >


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HIV Turns 30 - Audio Transcript

AoA Webinar: Positive Aging: HIV Turns 30 - transcript of the audio taken from the webinar. MORE >


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HIV Turns 30 - Presenter Jane Fowler

AoA Webinar: Positive Aging: HIV Turns 30 - presentation from Jane Fowler. MORE >


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HIV Turns 30 - Presenter Doreen Bermudez

AoA Webinar: Positive Aging: HIV Turns 30 - presentation from Doreen Bermudez. MORE >


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HIV Turns 30 - Presenter Courtney Williams

AoA Webinar: Positive Aging: HIV Turns 30 - presentation from Courtney Williams MORE >


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Integrating LGBT Older Adults into Aging Policy and Practice

The National Academy on an Aging Society teamed up with SAGE to publish this edition of the Public Policy and Aging Report discussing a number of different policy areas as they relate to LGBT aging. MORE >


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Religion, Spirituality, and Older Adults With HIV

This paper presents a model of barriers to successful aging with HIV, along with a discussion of how spirituality and religiousness may help people overcome these barriers. From this synthesis, implications for practice and research to improve the quality of life of this aging population are provided. MORE >


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LGBT Older Adults and Health Disparities

This brief documents the health disparities LGBT older adults face: health care insurance, access to health care, HIV/AIDS, mental health, and chronic conditions, which often results in delayed health care and overall poorer health. MORE >


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Ten Things Every LGBT Older Adult Should Know about HIV/AIDS

An itemized, easy-to-read health tip sheet, describing HIV/ AIDS, at-risk populations, and the ways in which it has disproportionately affected LGBT older adults. MORE >


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Growing Older With The Epidemic

This paper details what we know about HIV among older adults, what we do not yet understand, and what improvements can be made to better prepare the country to care for this population. MORE >


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Achieve Magazine: Focus on Aging with HIV

Achieve Magazine is a quarterly journal on HIV prevention, treatment and research. This issue, from Fall 2009, focused on HIV and aging. MORE >


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HIV Risk for Lesbians, Bisexuals & WSW

This 22-page publication by the Women's Institute's at GMHC discusses the risks associated with HIV transmission amongst women who have sex with women. MORE >


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Medicaid and HIV/AIDS

A 2-page fact sheet describing Medicaid eligibility and HIV/AIDS. MORE >


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Medicare and HIV/AIDS

A 2-page fact sheet describing Medicare eligibility and HIV/AIDS. MORE >


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Previniendo el VIH en Adultos Mayores

Este artículo explica qué son el VIH y el SIDA, cómo prevenirlos, cómo el envejecer los hace más peligrosos, consejos para hablar con su médico, los tratamientos disponibles y lo que puede hacer y cómo lidiar si contrae VIH/SIDA. MORE >


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El VIH y los Adultos Mayores

Una publicación que examina las estadísticas, como también las dificultades de envejecer con VIH. MORE >


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HIV and Older Adults

A publication examining statistics, as well as the challenges of growing older with HIV. MORE >


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Research On Older Adults with HIV (ROAH)

ROAH is a comprehensive research study of 1000 people over the age of 50 living with HIV in New York City. MORE >


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The Graying of AIDS

A full-color magazine with stories and pictures of those getting older with HIV. MORE >


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HIV/AIDS Among People Over Age 50

The fact sheet provide information specific to NYC as well as nationally about HIV/AIDS among people over Age 50. MORE >


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Pierce County AIDS Foundation

Pierce County AIDS Foundation is an organization specializing in HIV/AIDS advocacy and services, including prevention, education, combating discrimination and stigma, and providing services and support to those living with HIV/AIDS. Services include case management, housing assistance, mental health services, transportation subsidies, emergency grants, medication adherence support, and chemical dependency services. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (253) 383-2565

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Allies Linked for the Prevention of HIV/AIDS (A.L.P.H.A.)

Allies Linked for the Prevention of HIV/AIDS (A.L.P.H.A.) is an organization that provides educational trainings on HIV/AIDS transmission and stigma, free HIV/AIDS testing, safe-sex education and materials, and support for those living with HIV/AIDS. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (208) 424-7799

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Yellowstone AIDS Project

The Yellowstone AIDS Project is a non-profit organization in Billings, MT that offers free and anonymous HIV testing, community outreach that focuses on HIV and STD prevention and education, and programs and services. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (406) 245-2029

Read more: HIV & Aging, Transgender, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
Missoula AIDS Council

Missoula AIDS Council is a non-profit organization that seeks to end the transmission of HIV/AIDS, advocates for those living with HIV/AIDS, and provides culturally competent services and care for those with HIV/AIDS. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (406) 543-4770

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The AIDS Library

The AIDS Library serves the community through delivery of information on HIV, such as treatments, nutrition, and history of the pandemic, and referrals to regional and national resources. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   215-985-4851

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Sheba, Connexus and Project Able (Projects Of Diverse And Resilient, Inc.)

Diverse and Resilient is committed to the healthy development of LGBT people in Wisconsin through building leadership in individuals and capacity in organizations. SHEBA (Sisters Helping Each other Battle AIDS) is an African American transgender leadership development program. Connexus is an African American LGBT social and educational program. Project ABLE is a CDC-funded program for African American MSM. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   414-390-0444

Read more: HIV & Aging, Racial Equity, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults

 
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