Treatment Strategies for Older HIV Patients

Recently Updated on Washington, DC: The American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), ACRIA, and the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) today announced that nearly half of the chapters within the report Recommended Treatment Strategies for Clinicians Managing Older Patients with HIV, the first clinical treatment strategies for managing older HIV patients, have now been updated. Originally released in 2011, the report has emerged as the premier resource for managing HIV in older patients. The report resides on, the go-to online site for clinicians seeking best practices for managing the care of older HIV patients.

The following chapters have now been updated and are currently posted:

  • Assessing Frailty and Functional Capacity
  • Multi-Morbidity
  • When to Initiate Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV and Aging
  • Smoking Cessation in HIV and Aging
  • Diabetes Mellitus in HIV and Aging
  • Drug-drug Interactions and Polypharmacy in HIV and Aging
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in HIV and Aging
  • Osteoporosis in HIV and Aging
  • The Kidney in HIV and Aging
  • Hypertension in HIV and Aging
  • Advance Care Planning in HIV and Aging