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NATIONAL HIV/AIDS & AGING AWARENESS WEEK
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
Jefferson Alumni Hall Cafeteria
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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