“Like millions of Americans, David “Jax” Kelly remembers when an HIV diagnosis was considered a death sentence, as the virus would likely cause AIDS and heighten the risk of contracting life-threatening infections.

Thankfully, many medical strides have been made in the past four decades, and while there is still no cure, HIV can now be managed so that patients live long, healthy lives.

Kelly knows this firsthand, having kept in top shape while living with HIV for 16 years and counting. But keeping HIV in check raises another challenge: how to help people who are aging with the condition get the care and support they need…”

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