Geriatrics Should Guide Care of HIV Infected Older Adults

Over half of all people infected with HIV in this country are now over the age of 50 and almost one-fifth of new infections occur in this population.  Aging with HIV along with the other diseases that occur more commonly in older patients (such as high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis) is increasingly complex to manage.…Continue Reading

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


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