This year’s Positively Aging conference will feature a presentation on the LKAPS Roundtable as a way to address isolation and depression common in older adults with HIV. The Roundtable is our weekly drop-in discussion group where older adults with HIV can make connections and build community through conversations. Roundtable facilitators Luis Villanueva, Bob Basque and Alex […]
Category: HIV and Aging Education
Thom Bettinger, End of Life DoulaA special Saturday edition of the Roundtable On Saturday, July 23, the LKAPS Roundtable welcomed Thom Bettinger, an end-of-life doula and longtime hospice volunteer. Thom explained what we need to do to ensure that our end-of-life wishes are understood and followed by friends, family, and healthcare professionals. Some of
Merriam-Webster defines “roundtable” as a conference for discussion or deliberation by several participants. The Roundtable is our online discussion group, where we make connections and build community through conversation. Roundtable peer coordinators facilitate discussions of topics both serious and fun that include and allow everyone to participate. The Roundtable meets weekly on Tuesdays at 4:00 PM on Zoom. Subscribe to the LKAPS newsletter
Let’s Kick ASS Palm Springs is taking an active role as co-sponsor of this year’s Positively Aging + Reunion Project Conference on Saturday, September 18 — which is also National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day. The conference takes place virtually on Zoom from 9 AM to 2 PM, and is free and open to the public. Our
Dr. Loftus’ speaks to LKAPS community members on August 22, 2021. Dr Loftus educates our community about COVID-19, vaccines, COVID variants, vaccine boosters, and how it affects people Living with HIV/AIDS. This is the fourth time Dr. Loftus has spoken to our group the talks are very informative. Thank you Dr. Loftus.
Dr. Loftus’ speaks to LKAPS community members on March 28, 2021. Dr Loftus educates our community about COVID-19, vaccines, possible variants, and how it affects People Living with HIV/AIDS.
During the pandemic, instead of having our monthly potluck, we are having Tea and Conversation on the 4th Sunday of the month via ZOOM. This month we had Dr Rick Loftus, Infectious Disease physician/researcher. Dr. Loftus gave us a Coronavirus update and talks about COVID-19, HIV, vaccine timelines, and news important to our community. Everyone
The Kick ASS Manual was originally conceived as something useful to front-line providers. The project has shifted in composition, away from journal-type articles and towards personal stories, always with the goal of informing, increasing the body of knowledge around HIV and thereby improving quality of life for people living with HIV. Most of the pieces are
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