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Working with Older Adults Living with HIV/AIDS

2/5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


This one day training will provide an overview of the NY State epidemiological trends of HIV in older adults, an overview of sexual activity, social isolation, mental health and substance use issues and the impact of co-morbid conditions among those aging with HIV. This information will then be related to the HIV prevention, treatment and care needs of older adults living with and at risk for HIV.

As a result of this one day training, participants will be able to:

•Recall NY State epidemiology in adults over 50;
•State the most prevalent co-occurring illness and co-morbid conditions among older adults living with HIV;
•Describe ways to address Sex and Prevention Burnout Among Older Adults with HIV;
•Identify strategies that providers can use to address treatment and care issues for adults 50 and over living with HIV;
•Identify social isolation, mental health and substance use issues, that affect older adults living with HIV; and
•Offer strategies that address mental health, substance use, sexual risk, social isolation within this population.

Prerequisite: Although there is no prerequisite for this course, it is strongly recommended that participants have previous knowledge or training on basic HIV/AIDS information.
Audience: All health and human service providers.


HVCS Hawthorne
40 Saw Mill River Road
Hawthorne, NY 10532 United States
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HVCS Training Center
(914) 785-8278
mpokela @ hudsonvalleycs . org