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Dementia, Sexuality, Later life, Older people

Written by: Linn Sandberg June 2nd, 2017  In 2015 the case of Mr Henry Rayhon was brought to public attention as he was prosecuted for sexual abuse after having sex with his wife with Alzheimer’s disease in the nursing home where ...

Written by: Alisa Grigorovich January 25, 2017 Recent public attention has been drawn to sexualized interactions between older residents living in long-term care through highly publicised nursing home scandals. What is less known is ...

Sex among older adults is a taboo subject. After five years as a gerontology major, I can count on one hand how many times sex and older adults have been addressed during my academic career. In fact, the times that sex and older adults ...