Saturday, September 20
10:00 am – 12:30 p.m.
A free workshop to empower LGBT older adults affected by HIV/AIDS to access resources and services they need in order to age successfully.
HIV+ older adults face many unique health risks and social challenges. This workshop will:
Address some of the unique health risks faced by HIV+ older adults and equip participants with ways to reduce these risks.
Identify important questions to ask your health care providers and help you understand the results of key lab tests
Explore new strategies to prevent social isolation, improve social/emotional wellness and cope with stigma and discrimination.
Review ways to know how, when and where to access relevant resources and services.
Provide an opportunity to meet new people, share experiences and expand your social and care support networks
Special Program Segment.
This program includes a special segment about medication safety, the medications that you are using and the importance of, and techniques for, maintaining adherence. You can meet one-on-one with a pharmacist who will review all of your medications and answer your medication-specific questions.
This program is free and open to the public. A light breakfast will be served.
St. Luke and the Epiphany
330 S. 13th Street, Phila., PA
To register or to receive more information, please contact the LGBT Elder Initiative.