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October 16, 2013

A Lesson In Healthy Aging

By | LGBT Aging, The Fenway Institute | No Comments
In our culture we expect a primer on Healthy Aging to be filled with tips on diet and exercise and perhaps a mention or two of Botox or collagen treatments.  What if it was much simpler than that? What if your Healthy Aging instructions encouraged you to share a meal with a senior? That is exactly the curriculum of a program, now in its 7th year, managed by Ethos, an Elder Service Agency in Boston, The LGBT Aging Project, a program of The Fenway Institute, and Joining Hands, a branch of the Community Service Center at Boston University. These three 
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Fenway 500 Study Resumes

By | HIV/AIDS, The Fenway Institute | No Comments
The Fenway Institute is pleased to announce that Fenway 500 is enrolling participants! After a successful first year this important research study took a brief hiatus, and is once again enrolling HIV-negative men and transgender women who have sex with men. Fenway 500 has several goals: The first goal is to identify people who become HIV-positive as early in the infection as possible and help them access care more quickly and to present them with other studies that they may be eligible for. The second goal is to find out how people feel about testing themselves at home for HIV. 
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