January 17, 2014
In New York, more than 75 percent of people living with HIV-AIDS are now over 40, and -- in the age of Viagra -- their numbers are on the rise. But infected seniors face added risks: they often cannot withstand the tough regimen of AIDS medicines, and face crushing social stigma over the "young person's'" disease.
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you’re never too old
The incidence of sexually transmitted diseases is on the rise in older adults due in part to the high divorce rate. Older adults are less inclined to use condoms, which they tend to associate with protection against pregnancy rather than protection against STDs.