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Aging and informal caregiving to people with HIV/AIDS.(HIV/AIDS and Aging)
November 1, 1998... By 1997, more than 600,000 AIDS cases had been diagnosed in the United States, and numerous others are currently infected with HIV (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1997). As the epidemic has grown and changed, more and more people have been touched by it; prominent among these are...
Perceived advantages and disadvantages of age among older HIV-infected adults.(HIV/AIDS and Aging)
November 1, 1998... Psychosocial Adaptation to HIV/AIDS of Older Adults As antiretroviral and prophylactic treatments for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and its associated conditions become more effective, the survival of infected individuals is likely to continue to be extended. Thus,...
The survival experience of older and younger adults with AIDS: is there a growing gap in survival?(HIV/AIDS and Aging)
November 1, 1998... As people with HIV infection live longer due to more effective antiviral therapy (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] 1997) and as more older people are contracting HIV (Gross 1997), the number of older people with HIV is growing. Furthermore, there is a substantial gap in...
Middle-aged and older people with AIDS: trends in national surveillance rates, transmission routes, and risk factors.(HIV/AIDS and Aging)
November 1, 1998... The concerns of middle-aged and older people as infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS have received scant research, programmatic, or policy attention since the beginning of the AIDS epidemic. This is despite the fact that in the United States, to date, there have actually been more cases of...
HIV/AIDS and aging: identifying a prevention research and care agenda.(Editorial)
November 1, 1998... Background Since the beginning of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, older individuals have been affected by the virus in a variety of ways. Some have been infected themselves, and many have taken on caregiving roles for others with HIV disease. The influence of HIV/AIDS on older Americans can...