Older adults with hiv may have other conditions like diabetes and heart disease that can make it more difficult to manage hiv infection in addition hiv may affect the aging process and increase the risk of age related conditions such as dementia bone loss and some cancers. Hiv among people aged 50 and older hiv and older adults the well project a hiv diagnoses indicate when a person was diagnosed with hiv youre awfully old to have this disease experiences of stigma and ageism in adults 50 years and older living with hiv aids gerontologist 2006466781 90. Hiv aids and older adults more than half of all people living with hiv in the united states are age 50 and older estimates show that by 2020 65 70 of those living with hiv will age 50 and older. The number of older people with hiv is growing in part thats because improved treatments are helping people with the disease live longer aidsgov newly diagnosed older adults medical . Older adults might be coping with other diseases and the aches and pains of normal aging that can mask the signs of hiv aids some older people may feel ashamed or afraid of being tested plus doctors do not always think to test older people for hiv
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