251122 How is HIV transmitted? 3 of 3

251122 How is HIV transmitted? Courtesy of https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/hiv-aids-and-older-adults Anyone, at any age, can get HIV. People usually acquire HIV from unprotected sex with someone living with HIV, through contact with HIV-infected blood, or by sharing needles with a person living with HIV. You may be at risk if: You had sex without a latex or … Continue reading 251122 How is HIV transmitted? 3 of 3

231122 Exercise ideas to do in your home during the upcoming colder weather

231122 Exercise ideas to do in your home during the upcoming colder weather Legs Stairsteps, if you have access to them Go up and down them several times during the day, not just when you have to, but make a special effort to go up and down on them to get in a bit of … Continue reading 231122 Exercise ideas to do in your home during the upcoming colder weather

221122 Balance exercises for older adults

Balance exercises help prevent falls, a common problem in older adults that can have serious consequences. A bit of background. The last time I saw my physician she had me do a series of balance exercises in the hallway. These exercises included walking a straight line down the hall, heel to toe, walking on my heels, on my toes, and on the outer edges of my feet.

111122 Is there a cure for HIV? 1 of 3

HIV, AIDS, and Older Adults 111122 Is there a cure for HIV? Courtesy of https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/hiv-aids-and-older-adults There is no cure for HIV. But if you acquire the virus, there are drugs that help suppress the level of HIV in the body and prevent its spread to other people. Doctors use a combination of drugs called HAART … Continue reading 111122 Is there a cure for HIV? 1 of 3