As those living with HIV/AIDS get older, will they have the services and support needed to stay safe and healthy?
On Tuesday, June 6, Community Solutions Human Service Advocacy Network (HSAN), in partnership with the AIDS Funding Collaborative, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, Cleveland AIDS Clinical Trails Unit at CWRU, and Cuyahoga County Division of Senior and Adult Services (DSAS) hosted a panel discussion focused on the intersections between the new Ohio Department of Aging’s Ohio State Plan on Aging and the Ohio Department of Health’s Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plan.
- Dr. John Weigand, Medical Director, Ohio Department of Health and Ohio Department of Aging
- Gary Richardson, AIDS Funding Collaborative Advisory Committee member, and Retired Social Worker
- Naimah O’Neal, Ryan White Medical Social Worker, The Centers, and Community Advisory Committee Chair, We Think 4 a Change
- Julie Patterson, Director, AIDS Funding Collaborative
Get to know our partner agencies!
- AIDS Funding Collaborative: https://www.aidsfundingcollaborative.org
- Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging: https://www.benrose.org/
- Cleveland AIDS Clinical Trials Unit (CWRU): https://www.clevelandhiv.org/
- Cuyahoga County Division of Senior and Adult Services: https://hhs.cuyahogacounty.us/divisions/detail/senior-and-adult-services
- “HealthHIV State of Aging with HIV Third Annual National Survey” https://healthhiv.org/stateof/agingwithhiv/
- “Aging Network Planning Tools: SAGE National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging” https://www.lgbtagingcenter.org/resources/resources.cfm?s=36
- “The Glasgow Manifesto: International Coalition of Older People with HIV(iCOPe HIV)”: https://www.natap.org/2022/Glascow/GLASGOW_01.htm
- “Aging Challenges for Older Adults in the LGBT+ Community”: https://benrose.org/-/resource-library/diversity-in-aging/aging-challenges-for-older-adults-in-lgbt-community
- “Ohio State Plan on Aging, 2023-2026”: https://aging.ohio.gov/about-us/reports-and-data/ohios-state-plan
- “Ohio Department of Health, HIV Client Services”: https://odh.ohio.gov/know-our-programs/Ryan-White-Part-B-HIV-Client-Services/Community-Based-Program
- OHIV.org https://ohiv.org