COVID-19: What you Need to Know

COVID-19: What you Need to Know

The older adult with HIV confronts uncertainty daily – not knowing if their health care will be adequate as they age. Are health providers’ age-related knowledge and skills adequate? Financial uncertainty is a constant. The uncertainty of transition to...
The Challenge of Uncertainty: COVID-19 and Aging with HIV

The Challenge of Uncertainty: COVID-19 and Aging with HIV

Older adults living with HIV are expressing high levels of anxiety. Uncertainty drives that anxiety. As the finite nature of life comes into focus, older adults with HIV face the uncertainty of their health. They exhibit higher rates of illnesses associated with...
Resilience is the Name of the Game

Resilience is the Name of the Game

FACTORS THAT IMPROVE RESILIENCE IN OLDER ADULTS LIVING WITH HIV IN THE DEEP SOUTH Having effective levels of resilience help older adults manage the challenges of having multiple chronic conditions (cardiac disease, osteoporosis, cancer etc.) plus HIV. This study...
Risk Factors For Heart Attacks

Risk Factors For Heart Attacks

HYPERTENSION, HIGH CHOLESTEROL, AND SMOKING ARE KEY FACTORS FOR HEART ATTACKS IN ADULTS WITH HIV As the life expectancy for older adults with HIV increases, an important issue is the more frequent onset of diseases associated with aging, such as heart disease,...
ADULTS WITH HIV: EXERCISE!

ADULTS WITH HIV: EXERCISE!

HOME-BASED EXERCISE REDUCES FALLS Falls become more common as we age. The CDC reports that deaths due to falls have been increasing in the USA. In fact, the CDC reports that falls are the number one cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in Americans age 65 and older....