Rubies & Roses 2018

November 30, 2018, Alder Health Services celebrated World AIDS Day with our annual event Rubies & Roses. This year was our largest turnout with over 100 guests and 50 plus silent auction items. Alder Health Services, raised almost $6,000.00 and the money go back into programs and services.  World AIDS...

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Steps to Address Bias-Based Bullying in School

It’s important for your students to feel safe. Learn how you can prevent bullying in schools caused by prejudice. What Is Biased-Based Bullying in Classrooms? Bias-based bullying is bullying that happens as a result of prejudice. LGBT students often face bias-based bullying from classmates who have prejudiced beliefs about gender...

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Aging With HIV

  Thanks to advancements in antiretroviral therapy (ART), patients with HIV can live longer lives. That also means HIV in older adults is now more prevalent than before. About one in six HIV diagnoses involved people aged 50 or older in 2016. Growing older with HIV has special considerations to keep in...

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The Importance of Talking About Mental Health

(Trigger warning: This blog post contains mentions of mental illness. If you think that details on this topic could trigger an unwanted emotional response, please to skip to the last two paragraphs to learn about mental health resources in your area.) Taking a holistic approach to viewing one’s health, by...

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Debunking Myths About HIV/AIDS

  On World AIDS Day, people from around the world gather for an opportunity to show support and solidarity with people living with HIV everywhere. While education and awareness regarding this topic have significantly improved over the years, there are still some common misconceptions about AIDS that continue to distort...

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