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Nearly half of Americans living with diagnosed HIV are 50 and older. Most contracted HIV at a younger age and are living longer because they are engaged in HIV/AIDS care and benefiting from effective treatments. However, a significant proportion contracted HIV after age 50: in 2015, 17% of new HIV infections were among persons over 50.

HIV and Aging Toolkit

HIV has become a chronic, manageable condition, with life expectancies for those newly infected and on effective treatment, approaching life expectancies for people without HIV infection.

Multi-morbidity and Impaired CD4:CD8 ratios in Older Adults with well controlled HIV

IDWeek 2018, October 3-7, 2018, San Francisco

The aging epidemic: virologic control, immunologic recovery, treatment regimens, and clinical outcomes among older adults living with HIV in Washington, DC: Long-Term CD4 and Viral Rebound Trends Worse Over Age 59 Than at 18 to 35

IDWeek 2018, October 3-7, 2018, San Francisco

Cumulative Affects of Aging & HIV: mental & physical affects Reported at 2018 aging Workshop - 'mental & physical functional Disabilities'

9th International Workshop on HIV and Aging 13 and 14 September 2018 New York City, NY

Aging of HIV-Infected: an explosive and underestimated phenomena being ignored, needs attention - special support services for patients & clinics needed-lack of federal/state response - HCV too

NATAP | Apr 4, 2017

Strategies to Improve the Health of Older Adults Living with HIV

Target Center | May 23, 2016
The 10th Annual National Conference on HIV/AIDS & Aging
John F. Kennedy Library and Museum - Boston, MA
"Association of Aging and Survival in a Large HIV-Infected Cohort on Antiretroviral Therapy"
AIDS Vol. 25; No. 5: P. 701-705 (03.13.11)
   
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News Updates
People Living With HIV in New York City Still Dying From Infections, Not Just Old Age
Frailty Associated with NeuroPsych Illness/22% HIV+ Frail/55% Pre-Frail/Age 60/Women Higher Rates/Risk Factors

Age-related illness risk for people living with HIV: Study finds increased incidence of heart disease, COPD and bone fractures

Anglia Ruskin University | August 15, 2019

Nursing Home Residents by Human Immunodeficiency Virus Status: Characteristics, Dementia Diagnoses, and Antipsychotic Use

The American Geriatrics Society | August 2019

What Does Aging with HIV Mean for Nursing Homes?

The American Geriatrics Society | August 2019

University of Miami to Lead National Study on Aging People With HIV 

Miami New Times | July 29, 2019

Loneliness among older adults living with HIV: a study and online community

IDWeek 2018, October 3-7, 2018, San Francisco

AIDS Survivor Syndrome & Understanding the Linkages between Mental Health and HIV/AIDS

AIDS Drug Assistance Program | July 18, 2019

As HIV-positive men age, a unique Vancouver program provides an 'oasis' for those who have lived ... 

Toronto Star | July 18, 2019

Is successful HIV therapy a Pyrrhic victory for the brain?

J Clin Invest | July 15, 2019

New Medicare Home Health Fact Sheet

Doubling of Rates of HIV in Nursing Homes - Nursing Home Residents by Human Immunodeficiency Virus Status: Characteristics, Dementia Diagnoses, and Antipsychotic Use

NATAP | July 8, 2019

Dual Stigma: HIV Positive and Over 50 

Next Avenue | July 5, 2019

SF General program helping HIV survivors to age 'masterfully' 

San Francisco Examiner | June 27, 2019

Caregiving Tips: Helpful Tips to Assist a Family Caregiver

Home Healthcare Agencies | June 2019

Cancer Risk in Older Persons Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in the United States

Clinical Infectious Disease | June 13, 2019

NIH Adapts to the Changing Epidemiology of HIV Infection: A Renewed Focus on Reducing Chronic HIV-Related Co-Morbidities

HIV.gov | June 5, 2019

Aging With HIV Requires Vigilance and Hope

pride source.com | May 17, 2019

NIH $17 million grant will promote healthy aging in men and women with HIV

Emory News Center | May 7, 2019

Age and HIV-related neurodegeneration (Day 2)

NIH - OAR Conference | Wednesday, May 2, 2019

Age and HIV-related neurodegeneration (Day 1)

NIH - OAR Conference | Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Effects of comorbidity burden and age on brain integrity in HIV

AIDS | June 1, 2019

50% Polypharmacy Rates in HIV MACS >5 Comoedications / Prevalence and trends of polypharmacy among HIV-positive and -negative men in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study from 2004 to 2016

NATAP | May 1, 2019

35% of HIV+ Taking > 10 Comedications at Northwestern ID Clinic

NATAP | May 1, 2019

White matter damage, neuroinflammation, and neuronal integrity in HAND

Journal of NeuroVirology (2019)

Frailty phenotype in older people living with HIV: concepts, prevention and issues

NATAP | April 29, 2019

“I’m 51 but living in the body of a 65-year old”:Exploring the experiences and needs of those living with HIV and multiple comorbidities

Aging Gracefully With HIV Just Became Much Easier

HivPlusMag.com | April 16, 2019

How all-type dementia risk factors and modifiable risk interventions may be relevant to the first-generation aging with HIV infection?

European Geriatric Medicine Society 2019

Earlier Age of Onset and Higher Prevalence of Comorbidities in People Living with HIV: A Population-Based Cohort Study in British Columbia, Canada

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), March 4-7, 2019, Seattle

The persistence of HIV-associated neurocognitive dysfunction and the effects of comorbidities

AAN Enterprises, Inc.

HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders persist in the era of potent antiretroviral therapy

AAN Enterprises, Inc.

HIV Age Positively Initiative to Address Unique Challenges of Aging Population Living with HIV

Business Wire | February 26, 2019

The dynamic association between Frailty, CD4 and CD4/CD8 ratio in people aging with HIV

PLOS|ONE  | February 14, 2019

Do people living with HIV experience greater age advancement than their HIV-negative counterparts?

AIDS: February 1, 2019

Editorial - Integrative biomarkers of biologic aging in HIV

AIDS: February 1, 2019

Resources on HIV and Aging

HIV and Aging Toolkit

Association of Nurses in AIDS Care

NIH study implicates hyperactive immune system in aging brain disorders

NIH | January 2, 2019

HIV-positive participants had worse complex motor performance than HIV-negative participants

NATAP | January 1, 2019

Patient and provider perceptions of a comprehensive care program for HIV-positive adults over 50 years of age: The formation of the Golden Compass HIV and aging care program in San Francisco

PLOS | December 5, 2018

HIV-Related Stigma Has Harsh Effects on Cognition

POZ | December 4, 2018

HIV+ Women Affected by Aging More Than Men

HIV Drug Therapy, Glasgow 2018, October 28-31, 2018, Glasgow

Challenges and Goals - Review Plenary at Glasgow 2018

HIV Drug Therapy, Glasgow 2018, October 28-31, 2018, Glasgow

The economic burden of comorbidities among people living with HIV in Germany; A cohort analysis using health insurance claims data

HIV Drug Therapy, Glasgow 2018, October 28-31, 2018, Glasgow

Non-HIV Comorbidity Predicts Mortality: Impact Greater in Women

HIV Drug Therapy, Glasgow 2018, October 28-31, 2018, Glasgow

Annual Comorbidity Cost Averages $8674 in German Analysis of People With HIV

HIV Drug Therapy, Glasgow 2018, October 28-31, 2018, Glasgow

Multimorbidity and risk of death differs by gender in people living with HIV in the Netherlands - the ATHENA cohort study

HIV Drug Therapy, Glasgow 2018, October 28-31, 2018, Glasgow

Older HIV patients struggle with loneliness and depression — and lack of services

San Francisco Chronicle | October 20, 2018

OHA's Older Adult Symposium - Short Report of Findings

Oral Health America 2018

Cognitive aging in the era of effective antiretrovirals

9th International Workshop on HIV and Aging, September 13-14, 2018, New York

Advance Directives and Medical Power of Attorney Assignment in Individuals with HIV - only 30% to 50% or less leave advance directives or power of attorney

9th International Workshop on HIV and Aging, September 13-14, 2018, New York

Older age raises odds of amnestic mild cognitive impairment (but not HAND) with HIV - by 5% per year of aging

9th International Workshop on HIV and Aging, September 13-14, 2018, New York

"Aging well" more frequent than frailty in Canadian HIV group

9th International Workshop on HIV and Aging, September 13-14, 2018, New York

Inflammation does not drop more with HIV after 24 weeks of exercise

9th International Workshop on HIV and Aging, September 13-14, 2018, New York

Only 42% in HIV group have an advance directive immediately before death

9th International Workshop on HIV and Aging, September 13-14, 2018, New York