Join us for a walk down memory lane and a critical discussion on the need to re-think the current HIV response as the population ages. We’ll explore some of Realize’s historic and current efforts to drive positive change for aging and older people living with HIV in Canada.
Monday October 30, 2023
1:00-2:00pm ET on Zoom
MODERATOR: Kate Murzin, Realize
Charles Furlotte is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at St. Thomas University. He was the Lead Researcher on HIV & Aging: A 2013 Environmental Scan of Programs and Services in Canada, conducted at the request of fellow members of theNational Coordinating Committee on HIV and Aging (NCC).
Mary M has been living with HIV since 1991. She has been a Peer Researcher on many community-based research projects (wHEALTH, Ontario HIV Stigma Index) and co-facilitates Realize’s HIV and Aging Course for pre-entry-to-practice healthcare professionals.
Alphonso King Jr. is the Founder of both POZPLANET Magazine and the POZ-TO Awards – an award show, now in its 9th year, that recognizes HIV/AIDS activists and those working in the field. He is also a member of the Financial Empowerment for Healthy Aging with HIV research team led by Realize.