Specialized HIV/AIDS Care in Central PA

Welcome to OPT-IN For Life HIV/AIDS Specialized Care Services. This is a one-stop shop for information, education and comprehensive services. We are hoping to create a sense of community for those infected with HIV/AIDS and provide the tools necessary to establish that community. Also, we are here to provide you with up-to-date information and support in the area of HIV treatment and prevention. Feel free to check out our Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest for our latest updates.

  • When is the last time you’ve been to the dentist?”

    When you visit your HIV provider, questions such as “Are you taking you medications?” or “Are you sexually active?” are expected. Another important, but maybe less expected question is “When is the last time you’ve been to the dentist?” According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Bureau of HIV and AIDS, 58-64 percent of persons living with HIV and AIDS do not receive regular dental care. This is a problem because the …

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  • Opt-in for Life Partners with Alder Health Services

    Alder Health Services provides a wide range of services using a holistic approach to health and wellness. They specialize in meeting the health needs of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender medicine and individuals diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. Regardless of insurance status, Alder Health can be a medical home for all individuals.

    They have a strong history in HIV case management services. Their case managers are available to assist with medical case management free of charge. Services range …

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  • #whocanyoutell

    I recently attended the International Conference on Stigma at Howard University #whocanyoutell . After spending just a few short hours listening to people talk about their lives and experiences, I was reminded how stigmatizing we are to one another. HIV is a human condition; and, we are all affected by it. Since we are all human, doesn’t that mean we all bear a responsibility in ending its stigma? Perhaps if everyone could keep an open mind and heart….. So I ask you, what are you …

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