Friday November 29, 2019 from 8:30am - 3:30pm at Dog House Studios, Napanee. This conference features presenters, Dr. Jonathan Bertram, Jennifer Stratford, Darcy King McKay, Mike Barnes, Sgt. Brad Milburn and Eman Attallah. Topics discussed include anti-psychotics versus cannabis in the elderly, sexual intimacy, safety in community and listening as a caregiver to the stories of dementia. To learn more or to register, click here.

September 17-19, 2019 at the Beanfield Centre, Toronto. The Ontario Long Term Care Association and the Global Ageing Network invite you to take part in This is Long Term Care 2019: Transforming Aging Together. This event provides a unique platform to hear about cutting edge ideas from around the world, as well as existing best practice programs which can influence, impact or initiate change across borders.

On May 25, 2018, Debora Steele gave this presentation to start the dialogue about sexuality, aging & dementia. The presentation offered a way of increasing awareness, understanding LTC home resident rights, discussing autonomy versus risk, and more.  55 slides. Last reviewed May 2018.

This article provides family physicians with an update on the approach to diagnosis and management of inappropriate sexual behaviour in persons with dementia.

This article presents an overview of the role of attachment in a couple’s relationship when a partner has Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). The authors recommend that healthcare professionals treating couples with an AD patient take a sexual history of the couple as well as assess the current status of the couple’s emotional and physical relationship.

This pdf downloadable pamphlet is a resource guide based on a comprehensive review of the literature, best practice examples from the UK and beyond as well as interviews with stakeholders involved in dementia care, policy and practice. 

This editorial discusses stereotypes related to aging and sex, inadequate research, policy and programs regarding the sexual health of older adults and more.

This paper examines the influence of key health indicators and risk and protective factors on health outcomes (including general health, disability, and depression) among lesbian, gay male and bisexual (LGB) older adults.

This article outlines the author’s personal reflections on the future of LGBT aging informed by the findings from two landmark studies.

The authors utilized the health equity promotion model to examine hypothesized mechanisms for health disparities between bisexual older adults and lesbian and gay older adults.

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