Older Americans and AIDS: some guidelines for prevention.

  title={Older Americans and AIDS: some guidelines for prevention.},
  author={Edith Williams and Jerre Donnelly},
  journal={Social work},
  volume={47 2},
Social workers provide senior citizens with varied services in diverse settings and are in a position to assume leadership in slowing the spread of AIDS among this age group. Unfortunately older people often do not receive the knowledge needed to protect themselves against infection. Historically, older Americans have been largely ignored by HIV/AIDS prevention programs. The major risk behaviors among senior citizens include sexual activity without using condoms, alcohol and drug use, blood… CONTINUE READING


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