picture of Marc Thompson

HIV and aging at CROI

‘There are many added layers and dimensions to consider’

the shape of a heart, formed by the hands of an elderly man

Sex, love, and dating over 60 with HIV

Sex, love, and dating over 60 with HIV

A semi-circular arrange of leaves seen changing color, getting progressively older

Editor's note May+Jun 2022

The state of HIV and aging

Positively Aware: This Time for Alexandra Billings

This time for Alexandra Billings

The accomplished actor talks about her new memoir, and how there are gifts in chaos

Positively Aging: Measuring isolation and loneliness

There are a number of ways to look at support

Headline that reads "Straight, living with HIV, and invisible," with the word "invisible" faded out

Straight, living with HIV, and invisible

“HIV don’t care if you are black or white, or straight or gay.” —Eunice Marshall

Editor's Note Nov+Dec 2021

Communities left behind

Stephen Karpiak, long-time HIV and aging advocate

The passing of a pioneer

An early leader in the research of aging and HIV, Stephen Karpiak, PhD, passed on Oct. 16

Living your best life with HIV

You have your whole life ahead of you. What to know, and what to consider

Positively Aware: Exercise for older adults with HIV and/or LGBTQ+

Let's get physical!

Fall schedule of exercise classes for LGBTQ+ and /or older adults with HIV

The Category Is July+August 2021

Long-term realness

Positively Aware: Four tips for older adults aging with HIV

Positively Aging: Four tips for older adults aging with HIV

Feeling lonely or isolated is no fun—and isn’t good for your health either

Being Bridgette

Too young to be this old

Positively Aging MAY+JUNE 2021

Not having as much sex? You’re not alone

Editor's Note MAY+JUNE 2021

The flipside of aging

Positively Aware: Trying my best over 50

Trying my best at 50 (and beyond)

A 20-plus-year HIV survivor shares his six-point plan for feeling and living well after 50

Positively Aware: Reprocessing trauma

Reprocessing trauma with EMDR

A therapeutic technique with potential to support long-term HIV survivors

Positively Aware: Creating safe spaces

Creating spaces of care

Two programs help gay men of color living with HIV weave new social connections in older age

Positively Aware: Finding Black pleasure

Finding Black pleasure

‘Growing up poz’ is just one aspect of this young Black queer long-term survivor’s journey

Positively Aware: Kerry Thomas

Fighting to stay well behind the walls

Two pandemics meet within the broken U.S. prison health system

Positively Aware: Dangerous Crossroads

Dangerous crossroads

A therapist and long-term survivor surveys the intersections of addiction, isolation, COVID-19, and aging with HIV

Positively Aware: Weathering many storms

Weathering many storms

A clinical psychologist examines the physical effects of discrimination and other traumas

Positively Aware: Two transgender activists on resilience

Layers of resilience

Two transgender activists of color share how they support their communities—and themselves

Positively Aware: Support for the journey

Support for the journey

Three women’s unique perspectives on long-term HIV survival

Positively Aware: Surviving two pandemics (HIV and COVID-19)

Note from the Guest Editors

Surviving two pandemics

Positively Aging

Still advocating after all these years

Positively Aware: Positively Aging--The Community Needs More

Positively Aging: The community needs more

The HIV community should not marginalize long-term survivors

Positively Aging: The San Francisco Principles

Advocates issue new declaration for a new era


Briefly: Nov+Dec 2020

Generic Truvada now available in U.S.

Observations of an HIV doc

HIV care focuses on healthy aging, not just younger people

Activist Matt Sharp with his beloved rescue dog Betty.

Positively Aging: 'We have to keep on being persistent.’

Veteran AIDS activist talks about facing the coronavirus pandemic from the perspective of a long-term survivor of HIV.

Positively Aware: HIV and COVID-19 for long-term survivors

Positively Aging: The Life-Saving Power of Connection

Things long-term survivors of HIV can do to thrive in the era of COVID-19

Positively Aging: Connecting past to future

Long-term survivors share their stories, discuss strategies for the year ahead


Pregnancy and dolutegravir; AIDS Quilt finds a new home; survey on women living with HIV; and more

Positively Aging: Cross-generational collaboration

Coming together for HIV advocacy

Employ This Advice

The Reunion Project Feedback Report

Positively Aging: Bringing Work Back to Life

Advocating for employment health


Biktarvy and antacids. Descovy FDA hearing. Updated guidelines for transgender individuals. Biktarvy and kids. PrEP4Love. Michael Johnson freed.

The Conversation

Changing with age. Getting the HIV Drug Guide in print.

Jeff Berry in 1989

Editor's Note

Note to my younger self.

Positively Aging: A night that was ‘For All Ages’

Older and younger folks living with HIV share their experiences

Addressing the needs of older adults living with HIV

Embracing a too often abandoned population

‘I get knocked down, and I get up again’

—but I could use a little support

The activists

Three advocates on developing resilience for communities of people living and aging with HIV

Your body as it ages

What to watch for, and the steps you can take to improve the way you age with HIV

Positively Aware Guest Editor Theo Smart

Guest Editor’s Note

Changing how we age

Positively Aging: New era, new needs

TPAN’s new program offers support for older adults with HIV

The Conversation: May+June 2019

‘Generations’ of survivors. 

Positively Aging: Beginnings

New collaboration focuses on practical solutions for long-term survivors and older adults living with HIV

The Next Generation of Long-Term Survivors

A decade after testing positive, David Durán reflects on his life with HIV

Jeff Berry, Editor, Positively Aware

Editor's Note: Jan+Feb 2019

Old Barriers, New Horizons

Agenda for survival

The Reunion Project seeks to build an HIV research agenda for long-term survivors

The Hidden Survivors of HIV

The Hidden Survivors

I'm still here

HIV long-term survivors need more than just to be able to survive.

Positively Aware Aging and Thriving with HIV

Aging, and Thriving, with HIV

TPAN forum brings together long-term survivors

Sister, Sister

Sister, Sister

Long-term survival is a story of love and loss.

Discovering Resilience

Discovering Resilience

Reducing the impact of psychosocial stressors on long-term survivors

Unintended Consequences of AIDS Survival

A special report looks at past, present, and future concerns

From The Guest Editors

Telling the story of Our Golden Years

All Systems Go

Three organ systems affected by aging, medications, and HIV

Not So Fast

Do people with HIV really experience accelerated aging?

Jesse Peel is Aging Swimmingly

How one retiree is still making a splash in his 70s

Hell In A Hot Flash?

Facts and perspectives on menopause and HIV

Can Older People Get Some...Satisfaction?

Three older adults living with HIV share insights on love, sex, and dating

For Me And My Brother

Black gay activists from two generations discuss HIV and leading a movement

Alone Time

Two long-term survivors discuss the risks of social isolation

Transforming Lives

How the medical community can help transgender women living with HIV reach their golden years. 

Long Term Thrivers

The Reunion Project in Palm Springs examines the issues faced by long-term survivors

Kicking Ass

Positively Aware The Cost of Long-Term Survival

The Cost of Long-Term Survival

New Fears Evolving with Age

Positively Aware The Conversation

The Conversation Jan+Feb 2015

What are the 3 biggest issues facing long-term survivors of HIV/AIDS?