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National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

Plan an Event

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day is observed each year on September 18.

Want to get involved in this observance? Use and share the resources below.

Share these Federal Resources

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day. September 18

Many federal agencies work to improve the health and wellbeing of older people in the U.S. Read about the work and goals of the Administration for Community Living.

Read this post about Federal activities addressing HIV and aging.

Here are several more agencies responding to the epidemic:

Locate HIV Testing and Other Services

Locate HIV Testing and Other Services

Use and share the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator.

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Events and Additional Resources


Find a nearby NHAAD observance event. Register your events here.

Download the HIV/AIDS Awareness Days postcard here (PDF, 1.49MB).

Positive Spin

Positive Spin

View and share Paul’s story from Positive Spin

Learn more about this series of real stories from real people about their unique experiences along the HIV Continuum of Care.

How can you use this digital storytelling project to encourage HIV awareness?

Learn about Act Against AIDS Campaigns

my Reasons for getting an HIV test

These CDC-supported campaigns work to promote testing and end stigma:

Follow the Conversation on Social Media

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Use the hashtag #NHAAAD Exit Disclaimer to share about how you’re observing NHAAAD.

Follow @AIDSgov Exit Disclaimer and @NLM_HIVplus50 Exit Disclaimer

Download and use this social media guide from The AIDS Institute. Exit Disclaimer (PDF, 148KB)

Follow Blogs

Join and Follow the Blogosphere

Read the posts about HIV and aging.

Subscribe Exit Disclaimer to the blog to hear about HIV/AIDS awareness days, new media and more.

More New Media

New Media Basics

Learn how to use new media. Read and share these new media one pagers from

Read and share the new media declaration.

How can you use new media to enhance our response to HIV/AIDS?

Book an appointment for free, one to one Virtual Office Hours social media training.

Learn about the Epidemic

Learn about the Epidemic

Read and share this page on Living with HIV as You Age.

Learn the HIV/AIDS Basics. Know the Facts, Take Care of Yourself.

Learn about the Affordable Care Act Take health care into your own hands Learn More

Visit to find out about the Health Insurance Marketplace and more.

Learn about the Affordable Care Act and HIV.

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day Badge

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day. September 18

Help promote National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day. Post this web badge on your site.

Copy the Badge Code:

<a href="/news-and-events/awareness-days/aging/" title="Aging Awareness Day. September 18th."><img src="/images/logo-national-hiv-aging-awareness-badge.png" width="121" height="121" alt="Aging Awareness Day. September 18th." /></a>

Posters and Widgets

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The AIDS Institute offers downloadable posters to support local events. Visit their site. Exit Disclaimer

Add the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator widget to your website.

Learn about the PEPFAR Blueprint


Read and share the PEFPAR Blueprint: Creating an AIDS-free Generation (PDF 2.9MB) and fact sheet.

Learn more about PEPFAR.


Read the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

National HIV/AIDS Strategy

The Strategy is the nation's comprehensive coordinated HIV/AIDS roadmap. Read the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020 (PDF 2.2 MB).

How can you help implement the Strategy in your community?

Learn about the Strategy and the HIV Care Continuum Initiative.

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