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.

The author discusses the complexities faced in this area for clinicians and how they can improve practice in order to enhance the care and quality of life for their patients. 

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 American white paper aims to provide a context for approaching the challenge of evaluating the capacity for sexual activity by persons with dementia living in long-term care and focuses on the ethical, clinical and administrative aspects of this issue.  

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.

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