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HIV and aging

HIV and aging

by STEPHANIE ERICKSON
Contributor

HIV is a very complicated disease that many of us know little about.

Generally speaking, it is not a common topic among caregiver communities or support groups, but HIV is something that needs to make its way into mainstream caregiver conversations and policy considerations. HIV is a chronic disease and it is a relevant and important topic as those living with HIV are getting older and their symptoms and on-going needs can be complex. What are the most common challenges for individuals and for their caregivers? This week’s guest on Caregivers’ Circle, Dr. Meredith Greene MD, joins me in exploring issues related to HIV, caregiving and aging. For more information on HIV click here and for more resources related to Long Term Survivors here.

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