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What’s a G Date?

What’s a G Date? Let’s go deeper into the story about aging and sexuality.  G Dates are for Grandparents. Photo Credit: James Estrin, New York Times Just this week, the New York Times published an article by Winnie Hu, Too Old for Sex? Not At This Nursing Home.  She featured the Hebrew Home in Riverdale, NY with their happy hours, senior prom, and Grandparent Dates — all covered under the... Read more...

How about aging and LGBTQ+ individuals?

Let’s go deeper into the story about aging and sexuality.  Many adults who have come out as LGBTQ+ face new challenges as they age.  What are those challenges?  What are the benefits?  Tell us what being LGBTQ+ is like in later life. On August 4th, you can learn more about this at one of our insightful, remarkable, and unique workshops led by Christoph White when you attend the  Sexuality and Aging Training... Read more...

What is the reality for African-American couples and aging?

What is the reality for African-American couples and aging? Let’s go deeper into the story about aging and sexuality and how African-American couples are aging.  Are you interested in the findings of a series of 15 qualitative interviews with African-American older couples who have been together for at least 25 years? On August 4th, you can learn more about this at one of our insightful, remarkable, and unique... Read more...

How do you talk about Orlando?

In the aftermath of the terrible massacre of mostly young LGBTQ individuals celebrating life at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, we wanted to share something personal with all of you.  One of our members, Joan Garrity, and her co-facilitator in HIV counseling training, Christopher Camp, received this email from Shane Bryan, a young gay man and Assistant Director of the Student Outreach Resource Center at Johns... Read more...

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