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HARP-PS offers support, education for long-term HIV, AIDS survivors
Today, more than half of all Americans living with HIV are 50 years of age or older.
This statistic and reality was almost unimaginable back in the late 1980s when it was believed those infected with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome — AIDS — were facing a death sentence.

Sandie Newton

September 16, 2022

Ignored and invisible: older adults living with HIV in the United States
The story of older adults living with HIV in the United States is one of “being ignored and feeling invisible”, remarks Jeff Taylor, Executive Director of the HIV+Aging Research Project­Palm Springs.

August 16, 2022

HARP-PS executive director discusses Monkeypox response, vaccine distribution
More local health advocates are also pushing for more monkeypox vaccines in the Coachella Valley.

By Peter Daut, KESQ News Team

July 25, 2022

Deafness trumps HIV for deaf people living with HIV
In 2019, the researchers conducted a community-based participatory research project in Palm Springs, California, to explore major health issues experienced by older DPLWH.

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November 23, 2021

HARP-PS Board Secretary Bridgette Picou honored on The 2021 POZ 100: Celebrating Black Advocates
This list spotlights the work of Black advocates—both HIV positive and negative—who are making a difference in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

By Alicia Green, Joe Mejía , Jennifer Morton , Tim Murphy , Trenton Straube and David Thorpe

November 15, 2021

Are People Living With HIV Ready to Contribute to the Next Step in Cure Trials?
In Palm Springs, Jeff Taylor works to get more people living with HIV like himself engaged and educated about participating in cure trials.

Tim Murphy / Contributing Editor

April 6, 2021

Case study illustrates need for researcher-community partnerships throughout research process
Research paper demonstrates ethical perils and harms stemming from research practices exemplified in case study


November 17, 2020

As Timothy Ray Brown Faces Death, a Great Love Endures

By Mark King

September 22, 2020

Original study protocol excluded people with HIV

By Rick Guasco

August 10, 2020

Will People With HIV Be Excluded From COVID-19 Vaccine Trials?
Sign-on letter from advocates demands that HIV-positive people not be left out.

By Liz Highleyman

July 28, 2020

New Study Assesses the Impact of Covid-19 on Older Men with HIV

By Tez Anderson

May 17, 2020

How Many People With HIV Are Getting COVID-19?
HIV-positive people appear no more likely to contract the new coronavirus or to become seriously ill.

By Liz Highleyman

April 24, 2020

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