COMMENTARY

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

Generativity vs. Stagnation

It is easy to feel stuck at middle age. Looking back one can regret missed opportunities; ahead are the prospects of aging and mortality. Even satisfaction with our present lives involves reckoning with reality that all is not quite what we anticipated. Unless we see the value of relationships, work and social involvement, we can stagnate at midlife. This…Continue Reading