a publication of the sexuality and aging consortium at widener university

Where is the love?

By Robin Dessel, LMSW, Consortium Advisory Board Member Where is the love? If I’m not mistaken, it should be anywhere and everywhere… Whether you are a resident in a nursing home, a tenant in assisted living, or older adult in the community, sexual and intimacy rights should carry with you regardless of age, place of residence, sexual preference or third party decision-making.  However, theory and practice... Read more...

Consortium Members Win AASECT Book Award

Consortium Members Win AASECT Book Award In June, Consortium members Bill Taverner and Susan Milstein, along with retired Planned Parenthood educator Sue Montfort, received the Book Award for Teaching Safer Sex, 3rd Ed, Volumes 1 & 2. The award was given by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists at the organization’s annual conference in Miami, Florida. READ MORE HERE!... Read more...

Graduate Student Joins Consortium Board of Directors

Katelyn Murray works to build student interest in the Consortium Graduate Student Joins Consortium Board of Directors The Sexuality and Aging Consortium is pleased to welcome Katelyn Murray to her new role as Student Member, Board of Directors.  Murray is a dual-degree student, working toward master’s degrees in both Social Work and Human Sexuality. Murray’s interest in sexuality and aging started when her parents... Read more...

Consortium Members Shine at ASA Conference

 Report From Chicago Consortium Members Shine At ASA Conference By Terri Clark I attended my first American Society on Aging (ASA) conference in Chicago, this March to learn from experts and to network with other aging professionals across disciplines. The conference attracted me as both a Consortium member and co-chair of the LGBT Elder Initiative . In these roles, I am committed to learning about the changing... Read more...

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