a publication of the sexuality and aging consortium at widener university

Advisory Board Member Earns Prestigious Award from Penn State

Congratulations to Consortium Advisory Board Member Pat Barthalow Koch, PhD, who received the Penn State University President’s Award for Engagement with Students, given to “a faculty member who goes well beyond her responsibilites as a professor to engage and encourage students, demonstrating deep caring and involvement with students’ learning.” We are so proud of... Read more...

SaferSex4Seniors.org Debuts Online

By Melanie Davis, PhD, Consortium Co-President A new website devoted to the sexual health of older adults is gaining enormous amounts of attention while shining a spotlight on the need for the Consortium’s work to change attitudes about sexuality and aging. SaferSex4Seniors.org was developed by a team of sexuality educators, trainers and therapists assisted by DDB Worldwide, a global ad agency, and website... Read more...

Consortium’s Founder Profiled in Contemporary Sexuality

Consortium founder and past-president Peggy Brick, MEd, CSE  is profiled in the April 2012 edition of Contemporary Sexuality, the magazine of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists.  In the article, Brick describes how, as a high school history teacher, she was tapped to teach about human sexuality. She was trained by Sol Gordon and created a career that has involved lifespan... Read more...

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