a publication of the sexuality and aging consortium at widener university

Sexuality and Aging — What a Conference!

Our ground-breaking conference last week, “Sexuality and Aging: What Every Professional Needs to Know” was a tremendous success from all accounts, attracting 100 professionals from 14 states. Plenaries on intimacy and sexual health, coupled with workshops on everything from adult toys to teaching techniques, gave professionals knowledge and skills they can use immediately in their work with adults in... Read more...

On Going Gray

By Carolyn Cooperman Despite my feminist leanings, the decision to let my brown hair grow in gray took me about 30 years to make.  Most of the women in my age group still rinse, dye, or streak regularly.  You can even find women in nursing homes who still color their hair.  I eventually met the challenge, and here are some pleasant memories of the experience. My young grandson, in his wisdom, simplified the... Read more...

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