AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

Quick Facts

2020 DateSeptember 18, 2020
2021 DateSeptember 18, 2021
AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

AIDS and Aging Awareness Day History

AIDS and Aging Awareness Day brings attention to the challenges aging victims of the disease face. It was originally launched by the AIDS institute in 2008 and is observed annually on September 18th.

AIDS and Aging Awareness Day Facts

  • Individuals aged 50 and older made up 17% (6,812) of the 39,782 new HIV diagnoses in 2016 in the U.S.
  • Around 47% of Americans diagnosed with HIV were 50 and older.

AIDS and Aging Awareness Day - References and Related Sites

www.cdc.gov: Origins of AIDS and Aging Awareness Day
www.cdc.gov: AIDS Statistics

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