HIV and AGING SERIES

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NATIONAL HIV/AIDS & AGING AWARENESS SERIES

Sponsored by Jefferson University

Supported by GenPhilly/Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, ActionAIDS, CARIE, HHS Region III

“In 2015, 50% of those living with HIV are over 50 years of age”

Tuesday, September 15

Noon-2pm

Working with Older Adults & The Graying of HIV

Jefferson Alumni Hall Cafeteria

Did you know that 10,000 people turn 65 each day in the United States? This panel will provide an introduction to the aging population, along with a specific overview of HIV and older adults to highlight National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAD). Participants will also learn about how to become an ambassador for creating a more age-friendly community. Lunch provided.

 

Terri Clark, MPH, ActionAIDS

Kate Clark, MPA, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

Han Meadway, MSS, CARIE

RSVP: http://aging-hiv.eventbrite.com

7:30pm-9pm

Screening of Philadelphia, followed by a panel discussion

Jefferson Alumni Hall 407

Wednesday, September 16

7:30pm-9pm

Screening of And the Band Played On, followed by a panel discussion

Jefferson Alumni Hall 407

Thursday, September 17

Noon-2pm

Living with HIV Panel Discussion

Cafeteria College Building (1025 Walnut St.), Foerderer Auditorium.

This panel discussion will cover HIV/AIDS and Aging from the prospective of an older person who is positive, a medical case manager who provides assistance to older adults living with HIV/AIDS., and a granddaughter of a positive grandparent. During this panel discussion attendees will learn how older adults who are infected with HIV/AIDS cope with stigma, navigate healthcare systems, adhere to care, utilize medical case management, manage chronic illnesses and acquire basic everyday needs to remain healthy.

Moderated by Shante Miller, Regional Resource Network Program, Region III

 

2pm

HIV Testing

Jefferson Alumni Hall 128

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