on HIV, Older Adults and Aging
Ryan Hicks, Staff, Wisconsin HIV/STD/Hepatitis
C Information & Referral Center
the HIV epidemic entering its third decade, the number of
older adults living with HIV has increased. In 2005, adults
aged 50 or older accounted for 24% of persons living with
HIV/AIDS, an increase from 17% in 2001. People aged 50 or
older also accounted for:
of new HIV/AIDS diagnoses
19% of all AIDS diagnoses
29% of persons living with AIDS
35% of all deaths of persons with AIDS 
adults can face a number of unique issues living with HIV.
Below are a selection of information and resources for older
adults and aging with HIV.
among Persons Aged 50 and Older - CDC
Statistics, prevention strategies and further information
on adults aged 50 and older from the CDC.
Persons Aged 50 and Older - CDC
Links to statistics, fact sheets and reports on HIV among
persons aged 50 and older.
Adults and HIV/AIDS - US DHHS Administration on Aging
A selection of links to statistics, fact sheets and additional
useful resources on older adults and HIV/AIDS.
and HIV/AIDS - theBody
theBody.com's extensive selection of articles and information
on aging and HIV/AIDS.
and HIV - Project Inform, theBody
Project Inform article hosted at theBody.com on Aging and
Fall 2009 - theBody
The Fall, 2009 issue of Achieve focused on aging
and growing older with HIV/AIDS, hosted at theBody.com. Articles
include: Growing Older With HIV, Older Adults
Trainings: Stories From the Front Lines, HIV Prevention
Strategies for Older Adults, HIV Prevention: Looking
at the Research, Personal Perspective: Double Stigma,
Exercise, Aging and HIV, Aging Before Your Time?,
and Personal Perspective: Stepping Back, Looking Forward.
Achieve is a publiction of GMHC and ACRIA.
Got it at 70: Sexuality, Aging and HIV - Achieve, Summer
The Summer, 2010 issue of Achieve, including the
articles Still Got it at 70: Sexuality, Aging and HIV
and Let's Talk About Sex: Interviewing Older Adults About
HIV and Risk.
Older with the Epidemic: HIV and Aging - GMHC
Extensive GMHC publication on HIV and Aging.
and Older Adults - ACRIA
ACRIA publication geared towards older adults living with
HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day - The AIDS Institute
NHAAA observance, hosted by the AIDS Institute.
HIV/AIDS among Persons Aged 50 and Older. February
28, 2008 Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,
HIV-related services near you, call the Wisconsin HIV/STD/Hepatitis
C Information & Referral Center at (800) 334-2437. For
HIV-related services outside of Wisconsin, call CDC Info at
More Information Call: 1-800-334-2437