Aging And HIV: An Evolving Public Health Crisis

Aging And HIV: An Evolving Public Health Crisis

According to some measures, more than half of the people living with HIV in the United States will soon be older than 50. Kojo explores the public health challenges presented by the "graying" generation of HIV patients.

According to some measures, more than half of the people living with HIV in the United States will soon be older than 50. These older patients are entering the phases of their lives when other chronic conditions, like heart disease and and diabetes, become more common. Kojo explores the public health challenges presented by the "graying" generation of HIV patients and what they may mean for the American health system as a whole.

Guests

Donald Blanchon

Chief Executive Officer, Whitman-Walker Health

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