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October 8, 2013

Senator Elizabeth Warren

Fenway’s Work Featured in Senator Warren’s Testimony Before Senate Aging Committee Hearing on HIV/AIDS

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Senator Elizabeth Warren cited Fenway Health‘s work on HIV/AIDS in aging populations during remarks at a September 18, 2013 Aging Committee hearing on “Older Americans: The Changing Face of HIV/AIDS in America.” According to the National Institute on Aging, at least one-quarter of people living with HIV nationwide are 50 or older, though that number is likely higher because many doctors do not think to talk to older patients about their sex lives or drug using behaviors or to screen them for HIV infection. Additionally, older patients may have more shame or stigma around HIV/AIDS issues than younger ones and 
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