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NEW RESOURCE: Staying Healthy with HIV as You Age

Download this newly published booklet describing some common health problems older adults with HIV may face. Since many of them cannot be cured at present, this booklet focuses on how to manage them successfully so you can age well. Each chapter includes an overview of the condition, how you can manage it in partnership with your doctor,…Continue Reading

Geriatric Assessments Among HIV-Infected Older Adults

This study [1] looked comprehensively across physical, mental and social health domains to examine health related needs of older adults living with HIV. The study showed that among 359 people living with HIV in San Francisco:  39% reported dependence with ≥1 IADL, 40% reported falls in the previous year, 58% experienced loneliness, 55% depression, and…Continue Reading

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HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND)

Aroonsiri Sangarlangkarn, MD, MPH, Jonathan S. Appelbaum, MD, FACP By the end of the session, learners will be able to: Describe three categories of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) and two features that distinguish them from other neurodegenerative disorders Outline an appropriate workup for HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) Apply an interdisciplinary approach to the treatment of…Continue Reading

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