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Sexuality & Aging Institute Off...

2016 Sexuality and Aging Institute “Creating a Healthier Sexual Future” Aug. 4, 2016 in Alexandria, VA Join us for interactive, skill-building training for professionals and consumers. CEs for AASECT and... Read more...

Graduation is not the end

This is the season when the graduates put on those funny caps and long gowns and we give them advice on their future jobs, careers, intellectual pursuits.  But do we ever talk to them about their future... Read more...

What have you seen in mainstream med...

To get into the spirit of the Institute in advance, consider watching the film, Hello My Name is Doris.    It’s a light comedy and has its flaws, but the main character, Doris (played by Sally Field), shines... Read more...

Why worry about STI’s when you’re ov...

Age is not an exemption from dealing with Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).  Older adults are part of a generation where safer sex may have meant avoiding pregnancy. Many older adults think, “Why me?  I... Read more...

Nurturing Connection through Healthy...

Touch is a human right.  But at the end of life, it is typically relegated to health needs rather than emotional or sexual needs.  Dr. Melanie Davis and Dr. Robin Goldberg-Glen present culturally competent... Read more...

March comes in like a lion

…and out like a lamb?  It’s time to start registering for this year’s Sexuality and Aging Training Institute at the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit.  Rub shoulders with gerontologists, sexuality educators, sex... Read more...

Sexuality and Aging Training Institu...

You’ll be in great company.  Our keynote speakers this year are Mandy Carter and Roberta Rubin Greene.  They are award-winning, insightful, cutting-edge, and, above all, very approachable. Mandy Carter, a... Read more...

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