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

Bone Complications in HIV

In the May issue of “Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS” there are 12 articles dealing with issues related to bone conditions in patients with HIV. An introductory editorial by Todd Brown and Patrick Mallon sets the stage for this important topic, which is particularly relevant as our patients become older and are at increased…Continue Reading

HIV and Older Adults Fact Sheet

Published at AIDSinfo here. View a printable version here. (Last updated 4/5/2016; last reviewed 4/5/2016) Key Points In 2012, people aged 55 and older accounted for one-quarter of all people living with HIV infection in the United States. Many HIV risk factors are the same for adults of any age, but older people are less likely…Continue Reading


Renal Disease in HIV and Aging

Aroonsiri Sangarlangkarn, MD, MPH, Christina M Wyatt, MD, MS, Jonathan S. Appelbaum, MD, FACP By the end of the session, learners will be able to: Outline risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD) in HIV-infected Form the differential diagnosis of CKD in HIV-infected Describe the workup and management of HIV-associated nephropathy (HIVAN). Reading assignment: Wyatt C, Klotman…Continue Reading