A free webinar, organized by GMHC/@ACRIAsays and sponsored by the National Center on HIV and Aging/www.AgingHIV.org, will undoubtedly become a vital resource for those living and aging with HIV/AIDS. “Aging with HIV: Surviving Another Epidemic: A National Webinar for Older Adults with HIV ” will feature much-needed information about aging with HIV in the era of COVID-19, questions to ask their physicians, and other actions needed to secure better health and a longer life.
The speakers include Anthony Fauci, MD, Director, NIAID, NIH, and Ronald Johnson, Senior Policy Fellow, AIDS United. Other experts include J. Appelbaum MD, Florida State University, College of Medicine; M. Brennan-Ing PhD, Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging at Hunter; M. Danilovich PhD, Northwestern University Clinical & Translational Sciences; M. Greene MD, Division of Geriatrics University of California San Francisco; S. Karpiak PhD, GMHC, New York University College of Nursing; M. Milano, ACRIA @ GMHC; I. Park MD, University of California San Francisco; and E. Siegler MD, New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center.
The topics are wide-ranging covering COVID-19 and HIV: Intersecting Pandemics; Needed Policy Change; Giving Mental Health Priority; Exercises for You; Older Adults with HIV: The Numbers; Sexual Health; HIV Treatment Update; and The Geriatricians Are In!
The webinar will take place on September 17, 2020, from 12 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST) / 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (PDT).