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What a time it was!

What a time it was! Were you with us this year?  What did you think about the conference?  On August 4th, over 100 of us joined together to hear great speakers, learn new insights, connect with others, and find out how to open closed minds.  This year’s Sexuality and Aging Training Institute at the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit was even better than last year! We promised you the most recent data, a joyful learning... Read more...

Reflections on Sexuality and Aging By Connie M. Bowes,

Reflections on Sexuality and Aging By Connie M. Bowes, Recently, I celebrated my 72nd birthday.  Being this age feels quite shocking and utterly amazing to me at the same time.  I frequently wonder, “how the heck did this happen?”  It feels strange to be in this body of advancing age and experience the aging process.  I used to wonder what it would feel like to be an older person.  Now, I know because... Read more...

This Is It!

This  is it! It’s time.  We’re ready for you.  Don’t miss your moment. You’ve seen our posts and updates.  Now’s your time to register if you haven’t done so already.  Registration closes this week.  Don’t let the click of a button stop you from being a part of this year’s remarkable  Sexuality and Aging Training Institute.  It’s in Washington, DC right near the... Read more...

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...

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