HIV & Aging News
Living Through a Second Pandemic: The Sixth Annual Aging Positively—Reunion Project Conference Creates Community for Long-Term HIV Survivors
In 1988, Jeff Taylor was given a death sentence.
“I’m a 40 year survivor,” said Taylor, one of the organizers the sixth annual Aging Positively—Reunion Project conference. “I had HIV early on before anybody knew what it was and how to protect yourself. I lived through the really horrible early days, never knowing.
By Jimmy Boegle
GOVERNOR NEWSOM SIGNS HIV & AGING ACT
SACRAMENTO — On Friday, August 23, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the signing of Senate Bill 258, the HIV & Aging Act, authored by Senator John Laird (D – Santa Cruz). Senate Bill 258 will ensure HIV+ seniors are included in the definition of “greatest social need”.
CONTACT: Joshua Stickney, Equality California
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.
By Tim Murphy / CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
Moving Ahead Together: A Framework for Integrating HIV/AIDS & Aging Services
Moving Ahead Together offers recommendations for bringing health care (HIV, geriatrics, primary, and specialty care), mental and behavioral health care, psychosocial support, and social services closer and policies for improving the wellbeing of older people living with HIV.
By Grantmakers in Aging (GIA)
How should we care for older people with HIV?
As people living with HIV are living into old age, clinicians are developing new models of care. Dr Tom Levett and colleagues in Brighton, England, have recently described a combined HIV and geriatrics clinic – the Silver Clinic – that was designed to meet the needs of such patients by combining HIV care with geriatric care.
By Paul Clift / aidsmap
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
AUTHOR: IQBAL PITTALWALA
POZ at Home: HIV and Aging
A conversation with Sherri Lewis, Derrick Mapp and Jeff Taylor about the challenges of growing older while living with HIV.
Hosted by Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr.
The San Francisco Principles 2020: Addressing the unmet needs of long-term HIV survivors in San Francisco
Five long-term survivors outline the challenges they face and demands for inclusion, resources, and treatment that addresses the specific needs related to aging with HIV.
By Hank Trout, MA / San Francisco AIDS Foundation