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Nursing Home Sex Stifled by Safety Fears

Submitted by Joan Garrity “Older adults need to have pleasures, because that’s what helps counterbalance the challenges they face when they become infirmed and move into a nursing home,” says Robin Dessel,¬†director of memory care services and sexual rights educator at the¬†Hebrew Home at Riverdale. The Hebrew Home at Riverdale New York is an oasis of compassion and courage in a large desert of... Read more...

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