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Aging in America, Part Five :: California - A Case in Point

FINANCE | By William E. Kelly | Jul 25
Received wisdom is that California is a bellwether for the rest of the nation. What does that mean when it comes to the economic and political ramifications of our aging population?

Aging in America, Part Four :: Economic, Social and Cultural Implications

RETIREMENT | By William E. Kelly | May 30
Exploring the impact of an aging America runs too broadly and deeply to fully address in this article. But we will scratch the surface with quotes from numerous credible sources to help paint a picture.

Aging Diseases Come to HIV-Pozzers a Decade Early

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 30
People undergoing treatment for HIV-1 are at increased risk for earlier onset of age-related illnesses such as some cancers, renal and kidney disease, frailty, osteoporosis and neurocognitive disease.

Aging in America, Part 3: What Can We Do for Ourselves?

HEALTH | Mar 27
The most promising course for yielding cost-effective and real-time solutions, while at the same time mitigating the negative impacts of an aging population, is dealing with the obvious now -- before the crisis worsens.

Treating the Symptoms of Menopause

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 30
September is National Menopause Awareness Month, and Alyssa Dweck, MD, will give you some helpful tips on managing the symptoms.

September 18 is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 17
The 7th annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day will be observed Thursday September 18.

As Health Falters, GLBT Seniors Face Stark Choices

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 26
Having been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, Bernard Mayes was confronted with a stark choice. Should the fiercely independent gay man move into a senior assisted living facility?

Isolation Hampers Well-Being of Gay Seniors

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 13
Various research studies have found that LGBT seniors are vulnerable to being socially isolated, which can hamper their well-being and elevate their risk for depression, anxiety and other maladies.

Edie Windsor Honored at "Eight Over Eighty" Gala

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 7
On March 5, nearly 500 New Yorkers came together to honor 84-year-old LGBT trailblazer Edie Windsor, who was among those celebrated at Jewish Home Lifecare’s "Eight Over Eighty" gala in New York City, held at the Mandarin Oriental New York.

Looking at HIV and Aging with Dr. Perry Halkitis

HIV/AIDS | By Bran Luna LeFae | Feb 26
People have been living with HIV since the mid-1980s, and now many have found themselves facing the unknown challenges of aging while HIV-positive.

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