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Title Midlife and older adults and HIV : implications for social service research, practice, and policy / Cynthia Cannon Poindexter, Sharon M. Keigher, [editors]
Published New York : Haworth Press, [2004]


Description 1 online resource (130 pages)
Contents Inclusion of "older" adults with HIV / Cynthia Cannon Poindexter, Sharon M. Keigher -- Knowledge and use of AIDS and aging services by older, HIV-infected adults / Charles A. Emlet -- Perceptions of vulnerability to HIV among older African American women : the role of intimate partners / April Winningham [and others] -- Midlife women with HIV : health, social, and economic factors shaping their futures / Sharon M. Keigher, Patricia E. Stevens, Sandra K. Plach -- Reconciling successful aging with HIV : a biopsychosocial overview / David E. Vance, F. Patrick Robinson -- Compensating for cognitive deficits in persons aged 50 and over with HIV/AIDS : a pilot study of a cognitive intervention / M.M. Neundorfer [and others] -- Six champions speak about being over 50 and living with HIV / Cynthia Cannon Poindexter -- Resource information : HIV over fifty / Nathan L. Linsk and the National Association on HIV Over Fifty
Summary Get a detailed overview of the social services provided for HIV-infected midlife and older adults, and find out where social work practice with this growing population is headed!As more potent medications are being developed to treat HIV, people who have contracted the virus are living longer lives than previously expected. Survival means new side effects and increasingly complex issues, now compounded by the diseases of aging. All this presents unprecedented challenges to social service and benefit systems. Midlife and Older Adults and HIV: Implications for Social Service Research
Notes "Co-published simultaneously as Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, Volume 3, Numbers 1 2004."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject AIDS (Disease) in old age.
HIV infections.
AIDS (Disease)
Older people.
HIV Infections -- middle aged
HIV Infections
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- middle aged
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Aged, 80 and over
MEDICAL -- Gynecology & Obstetrics.
Older people
HIV infections
AIDS (Disease)
AIDS (Disease) in old age
Form Electronic book
Author Poindexter, Cynthia Cannon, 1954-
Keigher, Sharon Marie, 1947-
ISBN 9781135428549