September 18th was National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day in the United States. In solidarity, and because we care about older adults living with and vulnerable to HIV in Canada, the Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation created a series of three infographics on HIV and aging. You can see these infographics by following… Read more »

Understanding the Effects of HIV on Cognitive and Mental Functioning The “Positive Brain Health Now” research team of McGill University has developed a short questionnaire to better understand the effects of HIV on cognitive and mental functioning. It only takes 5-10 minutes to complete. For more information, contact the Positive Brain Health Now research team… Read more »

CWGHR: E-Module for Evidence-Informed HIV Rehabilitation

The Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation (CWGHR) is conducting a preliminary survey about access to and use of, the E-Module for Evidence-Informed HIV Rehabilitation. The E-Module was originally developed as a resource for practicing rehabilitation professionals, to increase their knowledge about rehabilitation in the context of HIV, but it has evolved into a… Read more »

PAN member organizations are being invited to assist in recruiting participants for a Canadian study that seeks to understand the range of services that people living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs) are using when facing health challenges due to HIV. Knowing the range of health conditions that PHAs are living with, the types of health challenges they… Read more »

The Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation & the AIDS Community Research Initiative of America’s partnered to survey service providers to determine their existing knowledge, and their knowledge, training, technical assistance and capacity building needs in relation to older adults with HIV. To download this report, follow the link below. Responding to HIV and Aging:… Read more »

HIV and Aging: An Environmental Scan of Programs and Services in Canada Please join the PROJECT TEAM! Click here to download this announcement. The Project Team will be composed of: • Universities without Walls Fellow Charles Furlotte • People living, and aging with HIV/AIDS (PHAs) • Mentors, Le-Ann Dolan and Glenn Betteridge (CWGHR) • National… Read more »

New research on HIV & Aging

The HIV epidemic in Canada is aging. There are an estimated 65,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in Canada, and improved medication and care has resulted in longer, healthier lives for people living with HIV/AIDS who have access to these treatments. And while he number of new HIV cases emerging remains stable, yet we’re seeing an… Read more »

Learning Exchange on HIV, aging and more with CWGHR

Join us for a rapporteur and learning exchange event following the Canadian Association of Gerontology Conference, Aging in a Changing World. At the conference, there will be several sessions on HIV & aging, and our friends from the Canadian Working Group on HIV & Rehabilitation (CWHGR) will be in attendance. At this informal event, CWHGR will… Read more »