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      November 16, 2019

      Saturday   8:00 AM

      1631 Elysian Fields Avenue
      New Orleans, Louisiana

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      Summit on HIV & Aging

      Note: Please contact info@noagenola.org if you have any questions about this event. A Summit on HIV and Aging, sponsored by New Orleans Advocates for GLBT Elders (NOAGE) and CrescentCare. We welcome both healthcare professionals and people living and aging with HIV. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Registration/check-in starts at 8:00AM, and the first session will begin at 9:00AM. This event is free, but RSVP is required. Local and national experts on HIV and Aging will lead sessions on topics included HIV and Aging 101, the Current State of HIV Treatment and Prevention, Physical Issues and Comorbidities in People Aged 50 and Older Living with HIV, Combatting Isolation and Loneliness, U=U, PreP, and more. Our keynote speaker is Bill Gross, Program Manager of SAGEPositive.  About the Keynote Speaker: Bill Gross has worked at SAGE for over 4 years. As SAGEPositive Program Manager, he is in charge of all HIV and sexual wellness programming including support groups, workshops, social events, and testing days. He is also Manager of the Friendly Visitor Program, supervising nearly 100 volunteers in ongoing weekly visits to isolated clients. Bill has worked with LGBT non-profits for almost 3 decades, starting as a volunteer HIV counselor at Philadelphia’s Mazzoni Clinic, and later running programs at Gay Men’s Health Crisis and Callen-Lorde Community Health Center. He sits on the New York City HIV Planning Council and is a founding member of the Long-Term Survivor Wellness Coalition, a collaborative of agencies dedicated to improving the lives of the HIV long-term survivor community. When not behind a desk, Bill has also enjoyed a career as a professional actor and singer, graduating from The Juilliard School, and performing at theatres in New York and across the country.

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