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HIV Among People Aged 50 and Over

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People aged 50 and older have the same HIV risk factors as younger people, but may be less aware of their HIV risk factors. At the end of 2014, an estimated 428,724 people aged 50 and over were living with diagnosed HIV in the United States.

HIV is Ageless. Get Tested. (Men Over 50)

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This information sheet discusses the importance of getting tested for HIV, regardless of age. It states that one in six new HIV infections are in people older than 50.

HIV/AIDS Awareness Days: Pocket Card

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This pocket card charts the 11 HIV/AIDS Awareness Days that occur throughout the year. It also encourages people to visit www.aids.gov to view webinars, which include a weekly virtual training on new media tools and tips.

Hepatitis C: Why Baby Boomers Should Get Tested

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This information sheet discusses why baby boomers should get tested for Hepatitis C. It states that baby boomers are five times more likely to have Hepatitis C due to contaminated blood and blood products before widespread screening in 1992 or from injecting drugs. The information sheet discusses testing, symptoms, long term effects, and treatment of hepatitis C. This information sheet is also available in B&W at: http://www.cdc.gov/knowmorehepatitis/Media/PDFs/FactSheet-Boomers-BW.pdf.

Hepatitis C: Por Que los Baby Boomers Deben Hacerse un Analisis

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This information sheet discusses why baby boomers should get tested for Hepatitis C. It states that baby boomers are five times more likely to have Hepatitis C due to contaminated blood and blood products before widespread screening in 1992 or from injecting drugs. The information sheet discusses testing, symptoms, long term effects, and treatment of hepatitis C. This information sheet is also available in B&W at: http://www.cdc.gov/knowmorehepatitis/Media/PDFs/FactSheet-Boomers-BW_sp.pdf.

Medicare and HIV/AIDS

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This information sheet discusses Medicare coverage for people age 65 and older or younger people who are disabled by HIV. The information sheet explains Medicare benefits, eligibility, Medicare spending and caseload, and its future outlook. A profile of HIV/AIDS patients receiving Medicare is presented. Filling the gaps in Medicare coverage with Medicaid or other programs such as the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP).

Medicare and HIV/AIDS

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This information sheet discusses Medicare coverage for people age 65 and older or younger people who are disabled by HIV. The information sheet explains Medicare benefits, eligibility, Medicare spending and caseload, and its future outlook. A profile of HIV/AIDS patients receiving Medicare is presented. Filling the gaps in Medicare coverage with Medicaid or other programs such as the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) of the Ryan White CARE Act is also discussed.

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