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Sexuality and Aging


This course is designed to offer senior care professionals insight into normal sexuality in aging, as well as tools to help solve resident challenges in this area.

  • Introduction
       Understanding Myths and Reality
  • Benefits of Sexuality
  • Normal Changes with Aging
  • Other Factors Impacting Sexuality in Later Life
  • Drugs Implicated in Sexual Dysfunction
  • Specific Problems with Dementia Residents and Sexuality
  • How Psychology Affects the Sex Drive
  • Sex and the Resident
  • Lesbian, Gay, Transgendered and Bisexuality
  • Developing your Policy on Resident Sexuality
  • Resident Sexual Intervention in Vulnerable


This course will lead to an increased understanding of sexuality in aging as well as tools for developing responses to sexual challenges that may occur in the care setting.


This course includes a pre-test to identify areas to focus on. Course content that allows you to read the material on screen or print it to read off screen and retain for future reference. A final test to demonstrate knowledge. Once the final test is competed with a 70% passing score you will be able to print your certificate immediately.

course quick facts
course code 108
cost $24.95
estimated time to
complete course
2 Hours
course materials
360 Days

Dorothy Mayer. Dorothy obtained her Master of Gerontological Studies at Miami University and has experience working as a Healthcare/Long Term Care Administrator


Having a course on Sexuality in Older Adults is very valuable. When I first became a Healthcare Administrator, sex was not usually an "included" topic. Scott M.

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