aging

  • Planning for your final years is a fascinating experience when there's no imminent threat of death. I find myself thinking more and more about it.

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that people aged 55 and older accounted for 26 percent of the estimated 1.2 million people living with diagnosed or undiagnosed HIV infection in the United States in 2013. In older adults, HIV is too often diagnosed late in the course of the infection, leading to shorter HIV-to-AIDS intervals. CDC reports that in 2014, 40 percent of people aged 55 and older were diagnosed with AIDS at the time of HIV diagnosis.