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People aging with HIV who have lived through the AIDS epidemic have experienced tremendous loss, stigma and discrimination that have affected health, including mental health and exacerbated isolation. Understanding the experience and impact of the loss, stigma, and isolation unique to people living and aging with HIV is critical to providing optimal patient care.

Resources on Loss, Stigma and Social Isolation

Aging With HIV And Saving Others
"We forget that we're human. We are. We are human beings”: long-term HIV survivors living on society’s margins


Tez Anderson has no relevant conflict of interest to disclose.


December 22, 2020

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The Association of Nurses in AIDS Care

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This video features Tez Anderson, founder of Let’s Kick ASS- AIDS Survivor Syndrome. Tez has been living with HIV since 1983. He founded Let’s Kick Ass in 2013 to empower HIV survivors to thrive.