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March 2018
Free

Positive Self-Management Workshop – +50 years

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Multicultural Hub, 506 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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The Positive Self-Management Program equips those over 50 years of age to improve their quality of life by giving you skills and techniques to improve your self-care and doctor–patient interaction. Subjects covered in the program include: How to best integrate medication regimens into your daily routine Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fear, fatigue, pain and isolation Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals How to evaluate new or alternative…

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Melbourne River Cruise

March 4 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Southbank Promenade, Queensbridge St and Whiteman St
Southbank, Victoria 3006 Australia
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We welcome all people who connect with the Straight Arrows Program and their immediate family to a delicious brunch followed by a 1-hour leisurely sightseeing cruise down the Yarra River. The group will meet at 10:30am for brunch near Southbank and then walk to the Southbank Promenade for the River Cruise departing at 1:30pm. Use the Try Booking link below and quote the password 'RIVER' to register your attendance. If you have any questions please contact Sarah on 9863 8733…

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Unpacking the U=U Movement

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Treasury Theatre, 1 Macarthur St
East Melbourne, Victoria 3002 Australia
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Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) is the game-changing science that proves there is zero risk of contracting HIV when someone has an undetectable viral load. Join Bruce Richman, award-winning founder of Prevention Access Campaign and the inspiration behind the U=U movement, for an interactive evening about how an ‘undetectable viral load’ and the U=U message can change the way people view HIV. Keynote Speaker Bruce Richman, Founder of Prevention Access Campaign Panellists Christabel Millar, President of Living Positive Victoria Associate Professor Edwina Wright, Alfred Health Davey Thompson,…

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Planet Positive

March 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Laird, 149 Gipps St
Abbotsford, Victoria 3067 Australia
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Join us for the first Planet Positive for 2018! Enjoy some good food, drinks and door prizes. The afternoon is open to all those living with HIV, their partners, friends and family members. Planet Positive is proudly sponsored by The Laird. RSVP now

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Peer Support Network (+50 years)

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Multicultural Hub, 506 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Older people living with HIV are welcome to join this casual group to connect with others in the same life stage. It is a great opportunity to meet up with your friends and even make new ones in a safe and confidential space. Each month we'll focus on a new topic specific to HIV and ageing such as how to navigate medical services, housing, finances, treatments, retirement, emotional health issues, HIV disclosure and more. Lunch will be provided. Register by…

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Positive Self-Management Workshop (+50 years)

March 28 - May 2
Multicultural Hub, 506 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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The Positive Self-Management Program equips those over 50 years of age to improve their quality of life by giving you skills and techniques to improve your self-care and doctor–patient interaction. Subjects covered in the program include: How to best integrate medication regimens into your daily routine Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fear, fatigue, pain and isolation Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals How to evaluate new or alternative…

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April 2018
Free

Cook n Chat

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Positive Living Centre, 51 Commercial Road
Prahran, Victoria Australia
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Come share a meal with other positive heterosexual men in a confidential and safe environment at the monthly Cook ‘n' Chat. Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with HIV for sometime, you'll meet men from all walks of life. Register your interest by emailing AmcCarthy@livingpositivevictoria.org.au or call 9863 8733.

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Phoenix for gay, bisexual and trans men

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - April 28 @ 6:00 pm
Living Positive Victoria, 1/111 Coventry Street
Southbank , Victoria Australia
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Our Phoenix workshop has helped hundreds of people over the years manage their HIV diagnosis. In this two day workshop, you'll hear medical professionals discuss everything you need to know about HIV, how it affects the immune system, what CD4 count and viral load test results mean and how STIs can impact on your health in the context of having HIV. You'll be able to ask questions, share your experience living with with the virus and explore ways to overcome challenges, with…

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May 2018
Free

Phoenix for Women

May 18 - May 19
Living Positive Victoria, 1/111 Coventry Street
Southbank , Victoria Australia
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If you're a woman who has been recently diagnosed with HIV, or have been living with the virus for some time and want to engage with other woman living with HIV, the Phoenix workshop is for you. The two-day workshop is peer-led by other women and covers treatments, disclosure, dating and relationships, HIV prevention for partners, sexual health and how to live well with HIV. You'll walk away more knowledgeable about HIV and equip with more tools to manage your…

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2018 International AIDS Candlelight Memorial

May 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Queensbridge Square, 3 Queensbridge St
Southbank, Victoria 3006 Australia
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Join us for the 35th annual International AIDS Candlelight Memorial as we remember our past and prepare for our future. This global event empowers people to challenge HIV stigma and remember those we've lost to AIDS. With millions of lives lost and close to 37 million people currently living with HIV globally, we remain profoundly challenged by this epidemic. We stand in solidarity with those living with HIV and encourage everyone to take action and achieve a better future for people living with HIV.…

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