Strategies to Improve the Health of Older Adults Living with HIV

The National Center for Innovation in HIV Care released a brief that explores the unique challenges older adults living with HIV face and offers resources for healthcare providers to address these challenges. The five key steps outlined in the brief include training staff to provide affirming and culturally competent care for older adults with HIV; screening for comorbidities including mental health issues; addressing substance use, including tobacco use; promoting sexual health and HIV/STI prevention with older adults; and strengthening social support networks. Click here to read the full report.

 

About Alyssa Kitlas

Alyssa Kitlas serves as a Program Analyst on NACCHO's HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis team. Her work includes projects on HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis prevention and care. Twitter: @AlyssaKitlas

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