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HIV and Aging
HIV-Age
As the entire field of HIV and Aging continues to grow, there is also a need for a “go to” place for information and resources to assist providers, researchers, journalists, clients and the general public to find resources like; relevant journal articles, case histories, up and coming HIV and Aging Conferences, and links to other HIV organizations who include aging programs.
HIV and Your Heart
Co-developed with the American Academy of HIV Medicine. People living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) can plan for a normal lifespan if they stay on treatments and take care of their heart health.
The Body: Aging with HIV
Basics, news and research
Mental Health
AIDS.gov: Mental Health
“Mental health” refers to your emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It is an important part of staying healthy when living with HIV. Your mental health affects how you think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how you handle stress, relate to others, and make choices.
HealthHIV
Mission: HealthHIV advances effective prevention, care and support for people living with, or at risk for, HIV/AIDS by providing education, capacity building, health services research, and advocacy to organizations, communities and professionals.
American Psychiatric Association: HIV and AIDS
Mental health problems can strike anybody, but people with HIV are more likely to experience a range of mental health issues. Most common are feelings of acute emotional distress, depression, and anxiety, which can often accompany adverse life-events.
Dental
AIDS.gov: Oral Health
When you are focused on your overall health and well-being—and especially when you are dealing with a chronic health condition like HIV—it can be easy to overlook dental issues and oral health care.
HIVdent
HIVdent is a not-for-profit coalition of concerned health care professionals committed to assuring access to high quality oral health care services for adults, adolescents, and children living with HIV disease. HIVdent disseminates state-of-the-art treatment information and shares expertise in advocacy, development, training, integration, and evaluation of oral health services for the HIV-infected population.
Peer Center: HIV and Oral Health
A collaboration between the PEER Center and the ECHO Project (The Evaluation Center on HIV and Oral Health), part of an initiative that is developing and implementing innovative models of dental care, with a goal of increasing access to quality oral health services for people living with HIV.
Nutrition
AIDS InfoNet: Nutrition
Information on nutrition, vitamins/minerals, and exercise.
Nutrition and HIV/AIDS
Having HIV may put you at greater risk for heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers. Eating a healthy diet can help protect you from developing these conditions. Learn what and how to eat to keep your body and immune system strong.
Tufts University: Nutrition and Health (HIV)
Information regarding the importance of good nutrition in living with HIV, lipodystrophy, diarrhea, cardiovascular disease, weight gain/loss, fatigue and more.