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2015 in Review: Diverse Elders and the Need for Wisdom

2015 in Review: Diverse Elders and the Need for Wisdom

Growing up in an immigrant household, I was raised to respect my elders. Their needs were to be looked after, and their wisdom was to not to be questioned. Often, that came into conflict in our suburban New Jersey community, where American cultural values of...
2015 in Review: Diverse Elders and the Need for Wisdom

The “Graying” of HIV/AIDS

Today is National HIV and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAAD), celebrated each year on September 18th to mark the unique challenges of being an elder with HIV. The following is a speech given by Herbie Taylor at our May 7th WHCOA Town Hall in Los Angeles, CA. For more...