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Selected References on Sexuality and Aging

Consortium Board Member Anita Hoffer, PhD, EdD, has generously offered a document chock-full of resources and references on sexuality and aging. You may download the document, SELECTED REFERENCES ON SEXUALITY AND AGING (updated 2014) pdf , at no charge, compliments of the Sexuality & Aging Consortium and Dr.... Read more...

New Look for LGBTQ Older Adult Research

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging has released a new comprehensive guide for aging service professionals, Inclusive Questions for Older Adults: A Practical Guide to Collecting Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.  This helpful publication, available free of charge, offers a range of tools and tips on asking questions about sexual orientation and gender identity to older adults in safe and... Read more...

Consortium’s Co-President Interviewed on Female Orgasms

Sexuality and Aging Consortium Co-President Karen Hicks, was recently interviewed for a website called Experience gasm.com! Karen Hicks has been a sexuality educator for more than 25 years. She teaches Human Sexuality, Women’s Health and Medicine in Society at Lehigh University. She is the author of two books on women’s health and in 2004 published an online Medscape CME course for health care professionals titled... Read more...

Consortium Advisory Board Member Writes Important Book

Gayle Appel Doll, a member of the Consortium’s Advisory Board, has written a groundbreaking new book, Sexuality & Long-Term Care: Understanding and Supporting the Needs of Older Adults. Gayle addresses all the key issues: staff & family attitudes, dementia, inappropriate behaviors, LGBT residents, environment, policy.  Really a workbook, the publication includes field-tested activities for staff... Read more...

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