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Journal Articles
Polypharmacy in the HIV-infected older adult population.
Gleason LJ, Luque AE, Shah K. Clin Interv Aging. 2013;8:749-63. [ePub June 21, 2013]
Management of human immunodeficiency virus infection in advanced age
Greene M, Justice AC, Lampiris HW, et al. JAMA. 2013 Apr 3;309(13):1397-405. Review.
Predictive accuracy of the Veterans Aging Cohort Study index for mortality with HIV infection: a North American cross cohort analysis
Justice AC, Modur SP, Tate JP, et al; NA-ACCORD and VACS Project Teams. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Feb 1;62(2):149-63.
Aging, inflammation, and HIV infection
Aberg JA. Top Antivir Med. 2012 Aug-Sep;20(3):101-5. Review.
Immunosenescence and HIV
Deeks SG, Verdin E, McCune JM. Curr Opin Immunol. 2012 Aug;24(4):501-6. Review.
What do we know about older adults and HIV? A review of social and behavioral literature
Sankar A, Nevedal A, Neufeld S, et al. AIDS Care. 2011 Oct;23(10):1187-207.
Association of aging and survival in a large HIV-infected cohort on antiretroviral therapy in Uganda
Bakanda C, Birungi J, Mwesigwa R, Ford N, Cooper CL, Au-Yeung C, Chan K, Nachega JB, Wood E, Hogg RS, Dybul M, Mills EJ. AIDS. 2011 Mar 13;25(5):701-705. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
HIV infection, inflammation, immunosenescence, and aging
Deeks SG. Annu Rev Med. 2011 Feb 18;62:141-55.
HIV and aging: time for a new paradigm
Justice AC. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2010 May;7(2):69-76.
Aging with HIV: clinical considerations for an emerging population
Vance DE. Am J Nurs. 2010 Mar;110(3):42-7; quiz 48-9.
The ageing of HIV: implications for geriatric medicine
Kearney F, Moore AR, Donegan CF, et al. Age Ageing. 2010 Sep;39(5):536-41.
HIV, reproductive aging, and health implications in women: a literature review
Conde DM, Silva ET, Amaral WN, et al. Menopause. 2009 Jan-Feb;16(1):199-213.
Conference Reports and Proceedings

International Workshops on HIV and Aging
bullet.gif4th International Workshop on HIV and Aging
Sponsored by Virology Education and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; October 30-31, 2013.
bullet.gif3rd International Workshop on HIV and Aging
Sponsored by Virology Education and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; November 5-6, 2012. Program, presentations, abstracts, and meeting report available online.
bullet.gif2nd International Workshop on HIV and Aging
Sponsored by Virology Education and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; October 27-28, 2011. Program, presentations, abstracts, and meeting report available online.
bullet.gif1st International Workshop on HIV and Aging
Sponsored by Virology Education and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; October 4-5, 2010. Program, presentations, abstracts, and meeting report available online.
CFAR Symposium 2010: HIV Infection, Inflammation, and Premature Aging
The 11th Annual Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Symposium, featuring 12 papers covering 2 topic areas: "The Intersection of HIV and Aging" and "Translational Implications of HIV and Aging." May 18, 2010.
Workshop on HIV Infection and Aging: What Is Known and Future Research Directions
Workshop organized in 2008 by the Association of Specialty Professors, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the HIV Medical Association, the National Institute on Aging, and the National Institute on Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Featuring researchers in infectious diseases, geriatrics, immunology, and gerontology. This report provides an extensive summary of the discussions.
The Elderly, HIV/AIDS and Sustainable Rural Development
Paper by Jacques du Guerny, former chief of U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) Focal Point for both Aging and HIV/AIDS, presented at a seminar on Aging and Rural Development sponsored by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) in January 2002. Examines how the international community is perceiving and responding to the HIV/AIDS pandemic from the perspective of the elderly, why the elderly have a role to play, and under what circumstances can they play it in rural areas of developing countries.
Online Books and Chapters
Coming of Age: A Guide to Ageing Well with HIV
Youle M, Murphy G. HIV Training and Resource Initiative; July 2010. A comprehensive guide to better living for HIV-infected patients over the age of 50. [PDF, 2.7MB]
Provider Education and Training
Cardiovascular Disease in the Mature Patient--The Graying of an Epidemic: Clinical Considerations of HIV and Aging
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Indiana University School of Medicine; Hawkins T, ed. The second of three newsletters addressing the special needs of the aging HIV-positive patient. Release date: December 14, 2009. (No longer valid for credit.)
HIV and Older Adults
Antoinette Soares, Christie A.R. Basseth, MD, Dorcas Baker, RN, BSN, ACRN, Bartlett JG, Marilyn Burnett, Bardtich-Crovo P, Jane Fowler, Gebo KA, et al. A 28-minute educational video from the Pennsylvania/MidAtlantic AETC and Johns Hopkins Local Performance Site, featuring lectures from Johns Hopkins faculty, testimonials from patients who contracted HIV as older adults, and clinical demonstrations. January 1, 2009.
HIV among Older Adults: Age-Specific Issues in Prevention and Treatment
Linsk NL. An overview of the prevention and treatment issues surrounding HIV among older adults, from Medscape. [Free registration required.]
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Older People
Pratt G, Gascoyne K, Cunningham K, et al. Oxford University Press; 2010. A summary of the epidemiology of HIV amongst older people, including data from a local cohort in Sheffield, UK. The review discusses specific and practical issues in older patients including why older people are at risk, how to make a diagnosis and the importance of doing so early, guidelines for HIV testing, and an update on antiretroviral therapy including drug interactions and side effects. [Free registration required.]
HIV/AIDS and Older Adults
UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Center for Aging and Health; 2006. An online learning module designed for health professionals who care for older adults.
Policy Reports, Papers, and Briefs
The Immune System, HIV, and Aging
Jeffreys R, Horn T; June 2013. Brief report from the Treatment Action Group outlining current scientific knowledge regarding the immunologic connections between HIV and aging, and summarizing unresolved areas of research.
HIV and aging: state of knowledge and areas of critical need for research. a report to the NIH Office of AIDS Research by the HIV and Aging Working Group.
High KP, Brennan-Ing M, Clifford DB, et al; OAR Working Group on HIV and Aging. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Jul 1;60 Suppl 1:S1-18.
The HIV and Aging Consensus Project: Recommended Treatment Strategies for Clinicians Managing Older Patients with HIV
American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), the American Geriatrics Society (AGS), and the AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA); December 2011. [PDF, 2.35MB]
HIV/AIDS and Older Adults in the United States
National Institute on Aging, Population Reference Bureau. Today's Research on Aging; No. 18; December 2009. [PDF, 195K]
Growing Older with the Epidemic: HIV and Aging
Gay Men's Health Crisis; 2010. Policy paper detailing what is known about HIV among older adults, what is not yet understood, and what improvements can be made to better prepare to meet the health care needs of this population. [PDF, 943K]
White Paper on HIV & LGBT Aging, January 2010
Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders; January 2010. White Paper outlining some of the key concerns regarding HIV and aging for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community and recommendations for policy and advocacy. [PDF, 338K]
Presentations, Interviews, and Roundtable Discussions
HIV, Inflammation, and Aging: Keynote Address of the 7th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention
Video of the address by Dr. Steve Deeks, University of California San Francicsco; Kuala Lumpur; June 30, 2013.
Panel Discussion on HIV and Aging
Video presentation of a discussion at the 20th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infectionsin Atlanta; March 3-5, 2013. Video posted by theInternational Foundation for Alternative Research in AIDS.
White House Meeting on HIV and Aging
Video presentation of a meeting on HIV and aging, hosted by The Office of National AIDS Policy; October 27, 2010.
Research Summaries
HIV and Aging
Summary from a forum sponsored by Project Inform on "The Consequences and Management of Aging and HIV," featuring presentations on the clinical and psychosocial aspects of aging with HIV. February 2010.
Newsletter Articles
Aging with HIV a New Reality for Many Over 50
Mundell EJ. Article from U.S. News and World Report. December 1, 2010.
Another Kind of AIDS Crisis
France D. Feature article from New York Magazine. Published November 1, 2009.
Clinician Support Tools
Older Adults and HIV/AIDS Toolkit
DHHS Administration on Aging; January 2012. Toolkit includes educational video, slide presentation, posters, and patient fact sheets.
Slide Sets
HIV and Aging: Time for a New Paradigm
Justice A. "HIV and Aging: Time for a New Paradigm," presentation for "Red Ribbon, Silver Trends: Healthy Aging in the Era of HIV/AIDS," a conference by the New York State Department of Health, New York, December 7, 2009. 40 slides.
HIV and Aging
Klein RS. Presented at the New York HIV Research Centers Consortium 2007 Scientific Conference: "Living with HIV: Challenges for Interdisciplinary Research. 31 slides.
Patient and Community Education
Aging and HIV
From; April 2011.
Aging Before Your Time?
Havlik RJ, Kaminski DM. From the AIDS Community Research Initiative of America and the Gay Men's Health Crisis; Fall 2009.
Still Got It at Seventy: Sexuality, Aging, and HIV
Githens K, Abramsohn E. From the AIDS Community Research Initiative of America and the Gay Men's Health Crisis; Summer 2010.
Older People and HIV
Fact sheet from Revised May 29, 2010.
HIV, AIDS, and Older People
National Institute of Aging, National Institutes of Health; 2009.
Treatment Action Group
A library of resources on HIV and Aging, including community-based resources, research projects and studies, and open-access scientific publications.
National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
National Institute of Aging, National Institutes of Health; 2006.
National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness (NHAAA)
HIV and
Webpage containing links to resources on HIV and aging.