2014 Event Listing

UPDATED 9/8/14

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

September 18, 2014

2014 Event Listing

New sites as of 9/8/14

Colorado

Tri-County Health Department hosting HIV Awareness and Testing events at multiple sites listed below. 

Location/date:

September 16, 2014

7000 N. Broadway, Suite 400

Denver, CO 80221

September 16, 2014

10190 Bannock Street

Northglenn, CO 80260

September 17, 2014

15400 E 14th Place

Aurora, CO 80011

September 19, 2014

4857 S Broadway

Englewood, CO 80113

Contact:

Tiffani Burke, Specialist

(720) 459-2394

tburke@tchd.org

Additional Information:

http://www.tchd.org/429/HIV-STI-Testing

 

Florida 

September 18, 2014

Aging is a part of life: HIV doesn't have to be

An HIV testing event to help increasing percentage of the population that needs to protect itself from HIV infection, including the growing baby boomer population.

Location:

980 Lakeshore Drive

Deltona, FL 32725

Contact:

Ebonnie Thorp

(386) 274-0650

ebonnie.Thorp@flhealth.gov

Additional Information:

http://www.floridahealth.gov/CHD/Volusia/HIVAids.html

 

September 19, 2014

Orlandos Health Event

The health event will include HIV Testing and blood pressure screenings.

Location:

946 N. Mills Ave

Orlando, FL 32802

Contact:

Ken Terrell

(407) 228-8272

volunteer@thecenterorlando.org

Additional Information:

www.thecenterorlando.org

 

September 19, 2014

Boynton Beach Senior Health Fair

HIV testing and sexual health class to help the increasing percentage of the population that needs to protect itself from HIV infection, including the growing baby boomer population.

Location:
1021 S. Federal Highway
Boynton Beach, Fl 33425

Contact:
Elya Franciscus
(561) 653-7335

ehfranciscus@gencomhealth.org

Additional information:

www.gencomhealth.org

 

September 29, 2014

The AIDS Institute in collaboration with the James Haley Veteran's Hospital in Tampa is co-hosting the HIV/AIDS/Hep C Awareness Event in recognition of the 7th annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Campaign. The event will be held 11am-1pm (ET).

Location:

James Haley Veteran's Hospital

13000 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.

Tampa, FL 33612

2nd floor hospital auditorium

Contact:

Michelle Scavnicky

MScavnicky@TheAIDSInstitute.org

 

Maryland

September 18, 2014

National HIV/AIDS Aging and Awareness Day

HIV testing will be provided throughout the month of September at additional senior centers and senior high-rise residential buildings.

Location:

1000 Cathedral Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Contact:

Carolyn Massey, Executive Director

(240) 821-4405

Massey2002@yahoo.com

For additional information:

www.owel.info

 

Missouri

September 19, 2014

Raising Awareness of HIV and Aging

Awareness, Prevention, and Networking event to help the increasing percentage of the population that needs to protect itself from HIV infection, including the growing baby boomer population, Service Providers.

Location:

9645 Big Bend Blvd.

St. Louis, MO 63112

Contact:

Eugene Potchen-Webb

(314) 772-5887

ewebb@sagemetrostl.org

Additional Information:

http://www.sagemetrostl.org/

 

New York

September 18, 2014

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

ACRIA hosting an Open House and  inviting local providers and advocates to come and share information they have about services in the community that exist to address the needs of older adults.  It is predicted that by next year, half of all people with HIV in the U.S. will be over 50.  Many cities, including NYC, have already passed that point. ACRIA is proud to be a partner in bringing attention to the mounting health care challenges older Americans with HIV confront.  These older Americans with HIV are developing multiple illnesses 10-20 years earlier than expected.

Location:

575 Eighth Avenue, Suite 502 

New York, New York 10018

Contact:

Hanna Tessema, MPH, MSW

(212) 924-3931

htessema@acria.org

Additional information:

http://www.acria.org

 

September 19, 2014

Sex over 50

An event offering HIV testing and sexual health class to help the increasing percentage of the population that needs to protect itself from HIV infection, including the growing baby boomer population.

Location:

107-17 Northern Blvd

Corona, NY 11368

Contact:

Dorothy Walker

(718) 429-1100

silky1981@outlook.com

Additional Information:

www.Coronaadultdaycare.org

 

September 21, 2014

HIV and Aging Event

HIV and Aging without social support.

Location:

386 Main Street

New York Mills,  NY 13417

Contact:

Dee Rogers

(518) 937-7090

dee.rogers@hotmail.com

 

Oregon

September 18, 2014

HIV & Aging Awareness Day

HIV & Aging information along with information on fitness, vision, skin care, mental health, sexual health: HEP C testing and seniors at risk for STI’s.

Location:

Hollywood Senior Center

1820 NE 40th Avenue

Portland, Oregon 97212

Contact:

Jacki Gethner

(503) 790-0974

For additional information:

http://jackigethner.com/woaca.html

 

September 18, 2014

HIV & Aging Awareness Day

Central Drug will host a book signing event to promote Jacki Gehtner’s; Behind Door #3: Choose With Your Eyes Wide Open.

Location:

Central Drug

538 SW 4th Avenue

Portland, Oregon 97204

Contact:

Jacki Gethener

(503) 790-0974

For additional information:

http:jackigethner.com/woaca.html

 

Pennsylvania

September 18, 2014

Free and Confidential HIV Testing

ActionAIDS is hosting free and confidential HIV testing open to the public.

Location:

1026 Arch Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Contact:

Terri Clark, Prevention Services Coordinator

(267) 940-5502

tclark@actionaids.org

For additional information:

www.actionaids.org 

September 18, 2014

Intimacy, Aging, & Sexual Health

ActionAIDS will partner with Gateway Health Plans to provide an educational workshop for staff at senior centers to bring awareness of intimacy, aging, and sexual health in older populations.

Location:

1438 North Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19121

Contact:

Terri Clark, Prevention Services Coordinator

(267) 940-5502

tclark@actionaids.org

For additional information:

www.actionaids.org

 

September 20, 2014

10AM-12:30PM

Gettin' Older with HIV

A free community workshop to update people living with HIV/AIDS, caregivers and service providers about the unique issues facing LGBT people with HIV/AIDS as they get older.  This URL links to information about the event on the website.  http://www.lgbtei.org/2014/08/register-now-for-gettin-older-with-hiv.html. Click here for the event flyer.

Location:

St. Luke & The Epiphany

330 S. 13th Street

Philadelphia, PA

Contact:
Ed Bomba

(267) 251-4504

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Elder Initiative

www.lgbtei.org

 

Tennessee

September 18, 2014

Embrace Your Age

Metro Nashville Health Department will host an event for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA's) who are aging with the disease or already over 50 at the time of their initial diagnosis.

Location:

301 28th Avenue N.

Nashville, TN 37203

Contact:

Jarryd Harris, Community Prevention Coordinator

(615) 340-5330

jarryd.harris@nashville.gov

For additional information:

www.nashville.gov

 

September 14, 2014

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Day

The Faith Coalition along with the Knox County Health Department will host a church bulletin campaign to bring awareness of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA’s) disease and aging in the African American community.

Location:

Knoxville Area Churches

Knoxville, TN 37917

Contact:

Judy Roitman, Health Educator

(865) 215-5545

judith.roitman@knonxcounty.org

For additional information:

https://www.facebook.com/KnoxCountyHealthDepartment#!/judy.roitmankchd?fref=ts

 

Puerto Rico

17 y 18 de Septiembre de 2014

"Día Concientización del VIH en personas de edad avanzada" Mesa Informativa Increasing percentage of the population that needs to protect itself from HIV infection, including the growing baby boomer population.

Location:

Plaza Las Americas

2 do nivel Pasillo Cines 

San Juan Puerto Rico 936 Contact:Mildred Gonzalez Altreche936 787-765-2929milgonzalez@salud.pr.gov 

 

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