Posts Tagged ‘World AIDS Day’

Making a Media Noise on World AIDS Day

 
People just don’t know. They think it’s gone. The only way it will ever go away is by educating, people speaking out, making it a media noise. And I think that’s the only cure.
–Anna Fowlkes, age 64, Baltimore, MD

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the AIDS … Read More…

Searching for Older Adult Perspectives on World AIDS Day

While the theme for World AIDS Day (December 1st) was “Getting to zero: zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths,” it seems that many in the mainstream media are focusing on the idea of an “AIDS-free Generation.” For this reason, perhaps it’s not surprising that there wasn’t more … Read More…

The Word is Getting Out: People are Talking about Aging and HIV

The last few months have brought some exciting new developments that suggest a growing awareness of the challenges affecting older adults living with HIV/AIDS, and new efforts being made to address some of those challenges. In honor of this 25th annual World AIDS Day (December 1), we thought we’d take a … Read More…