132 Annual Meeting Logo - Go to APHA Meeting Page  
APHA Logo - Go to APHA Home Page

Caregivers of Elderly People Living with HIV/AIDS

Doneley Meris, MA, CT, Center CARE, Mental Health and Social Services Department, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center; HIV Arts Network, 208 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011, 212-620-7310, doneley@gaycenter.org

This training and skills building presentation will provide a framework on the challenges of caregiving in gerontological, mental health,HIV/AIDS and bereavement programs for elderly individuals living with HIV/AIDS and the issues surrounding patient and palliative care. Modules will assist professionals to desensitize their own attitudes and prejudices about HIV/AIDS, assess and strategize to utilize multidisciplinary clinical tools to best serve their HIV-infected elderly patients, network with other service providers, and maximally sustain their self-care and wellness systems.

Learning Objectives:

Presenting author's disclosure statement:
I do not have any significant financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organization/institution whose products or services are being discussed in this session.

Innovations in Long-term Care

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA