2012 Event Listing

North Carolina

September 22, 2012

New Hanover County Health Department in collaboration with the Wilmington Tigers Football team is hosting “Healthy Saturday”, an HIV event and awareness health fair. HIV testing will be provided and the event is open to the public.        

Location:
2131 Carolina Beach Rd
Wilmington, North Carolina  28403

Contact:
Sharema Williams, Health Educator
swilliams@nhcgov.com
910-798-6778

For more information:
http://www.nhcgov.com/health/Pages/default.aspx

Georgia

September 20, 2012

HIV Testing and Awareness Event
POZ VETS USA International in collaboration with Georgia Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise (GADVBE) is hosting Aging POZ VETS, a meeting with the community to provide HIV information, awareness and education.

Location:
1530 Dekalb Ave.
Atlanta, Georgia  30307

Contact:
Reggie Dunbar II, Founder-CEO
pozvets@yahoo.com
770-912-7499

For more information:
pozvets.webs.com

New York

September 12, 2012

8:30AM (EST) – 12:30PM (EST)
Graying of HIV/AIDS
ArchCare @ Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center is hosting an educational forum and health fair. The event is open to the public. Key note speaker is Stephen E. Karpiak, PhD, Associate Director for Research, ACRIA Center on HIV and Aging and New York University College of Nursing.

Location:
1249 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY  10701

Contact (s):
Lorin Mask, Director, Organizational Development and Learning
lmask@archcare.org
212-360-7363

T. Thadaeus Brown
212-360-3956
tbrown@archcare.org

For more information:
http://nhaaad2012tcc.eventbrite.com

Maryland

September 17-September 21, 2012

Aging is a Part of Life; HIV does not have to be!
HIV testing and awareness for senior centers
In collaboration with Baltimore City Health Department, Baltimore City Senior Centers, Older Women Embracing Life (OWEL), Department of Mental Health and Hygiene Infectious Disease and Environmental Health Administration (IDEHA), Johns Hopkins University Local Performance Site for the Pennsylvania/Mid Atlantic AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) and The AIDS Institute will host HIV testing and awareness events in 15 senior centers in Baltimore, Maryland. The events are open to the public and HIV testing will be provided.           

Contact:
Dorcas Baker, RN, Site Director
dbaker4@jhmi.edu
Baltimore, Maryland
443-287-4779
www.pamaaetc.org

For more information, please contact:
Baltimore City Office on Aging and CARE Services
410-396-1605

Florida

September 18, 2012

HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day event
Pensacola Care Center will host an HIV outreach and awareness event while offering HIV/AIDS resources and providing onsite HIV testing. The event is open to the public.

Location:
113 North Palafox Street
Pensacola, Florida  32502

Contact:
Michael Jones
Mvjones7@yahoo.com
850-429-7551

Additional information:
www.pensacolacarecenter.org

 

September 18, 2012

10AM (EST) – 2PM (EST)
HIV Testing and Awareness Event
The Pinellas Planning Partnership including Youth Education Services, Pinellas County Health Department, Ghettreal Community Services, Help Us Help U, Metro Wellness and Community Center, AIDS Service Association of Pinellas, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Positively U and Operation PAR will host an HIV outreach and awareness event and provide onsite HIV testing.

Location:
Enoch Davis Center
1111 18th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL  33705

Contact:
JaDawn Wright, Chairperson of Pinellas Planning Partnership
jwright@health.usf.edu
727-767-8167

 

September 18, 2012

MAACA, Inc. hosts “Sex is Not Only for the Young”, an event where HIV testing and a VOICES presentation will be provided. Light lunch will be served for clients over 50 and females will receive a flower.

Location:
Bond Community Health Center
1720 S. Gadsden Street
Tallahassee, Florida  32301

Contact:
Sylvia Hubbard, Executive Director, MAACA, Inc.
sylviahubbard@hotmail.com
850-942-6222

For more information:
www.maaction.org
 

September 18, 2012

1PM (EST) – 4PM (EST)
HIV Testing and Awareness Event
From 1pm to 4pm rapid HIV testing will be offered to staff, residence and community and from 2pm to 4pm, HIV/AIDS 101 training course will be offered to the staff, residence and community. CEUs will be offered to nurses.

Location:
Lakeland Hills Center
610 E Bella Vista Ave.
Lakeland, Florida  33805

 

September 18, 2012

1PM (EST) – 4PM (EST)
HIV Testing and Awareness Event
Meridian Behavioral Healthcare Inc. is hosting an HIV testing and education event to raise awareness, dispel myths and reduce stigma and ignorance. The event is open to the public and there will be speaking time slots open to community guests as well as the population served.

Location:
4400 SW 13th Street
Gainesville, Florida  32608

Contact:
Sebrenah Phillips, BS CPP CBHT, Specialty Coordinator
sebrenah_phillips@mbhci.org
352-374-5600
www.mbhci.org

 

September 19, 2012

1PM (EST) – 4PM (EST)
National HIV Aging Day Event
The event is open to the community.

Location:
Winter Haven Manor
140 Avenue A NW
Winter Haven, Florida

Contact:
Keith Boyd
863-519-7900, X11207

 

September 28, 2012

11AM (EST) – 1PM (EST)
HIV Awareness and Educational Event
The AIDS Institute in collaboration with James Haley Veteran's Hospital and local community partners are hosting an HIV/AIDS Awareness Event. HIV/AIDS educational materials will be provided in an "ask the experts" health fair type setting. 

Location:
James Haley Veteran's Hospital
13000 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33612
2nd floor hospital auditorium

Contact:
Michelle Scavnicky
MScavnicky@TheAIDSInstitute.org
813-258-5929

Massachusetts

September 28, 2012

New England Association on HIV Over Fifty (NEAHOF) presents the 7th Annual National Conference on HIV/AIDS and Aging, Prevention, Care & Management: Gaining Momentum.

Location:
John F Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Boston, MA

Contact:
Register online at www.neaetc.org

Additional information:
For more information, please call 617-233-7107.

National

September 18, 2012

1:00 PM (EST) - 2:30 PM (EST)
HIV/AIDS and Aging Webinar
Please join us on the 5th annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAAD) as we host an educational webinar examining issues related to older adults and HIV/AIDS.

Topics include:

I.      Introduction of NHAAAD and Webinar Overview
II.    A Call to Action for HIV Awareness, Education and Prevention for Older Adults-Dr. Timothy Harrison, HHS
III.   Collaborations at the Federal Level to address HIV among Older Adults-presenter still pending confirmation
IV.  Increased Need for Research on Older Adults with HIV-Dr. Stephen Karpiak, ACRIA

Registration is limited, so reserve your space early: 2012 NHAAAD Webinar Registration

Contact:
Michelle Scavnicky
The AIDS Institute
MScavnicky@TheAIDSInstitute.org
813-258-5929

Nevada

October 2, 2012

HIV & Aging Workshop
An educational workshop held during the United States Conference on AIDS to examine the impact of the Affordable Care Act on Services, Care and Treatment for Older Adults Living and Aging with HIV/AIDS.

October 3, 2012

HIV & Aging Workshop
An educational workshop held during the United States Conference on AIDS addressing HIV/AIDS Over Fifty: A Targeted Outreach Program working with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Location:
Caesars Palace
Las Vegas, NV

Contact:
Michelle Scavnicky
The AIDS Institute
MScavnicky@TheAIDSInstitute.org
813-258-5929

Pennsylvania

September 18, 2012

LGBT Elder Initiative in collaboration with Philadelphia's AIDS Activities Coordinating Office (AACO) and William Way Community Center present HIV + Aging: What’s New, A Community Workshop with Q & A.

Location:
William Way Community Center
Spruce & Juniper Street
Philadelphia, PA

Contact:
There is no fee for this event.  To register or get more information, email your name and telephone number to info@lgbtei.org or call 267-546-3448.  Registration is limited and ends on Friday, September 14.

Tennessee

September 16, 2012

The Faith Coalition of Knoxville, Tennessee educates the faith community about HIV/AIDS using church bulletin inserts and promotes testing events throughout Knoxville.

HIV and Aging awareness among people of faith

Location:
50 Churches
Various Locations
Knoxville, TN

Contact:
Larry Frampton
The Faith Coalition
knoxvillecwby@aol.com
Additional information:
The event is open to the public. For more information, please call 865-573-6985.

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