At a time when the coronavirus pandemic is revealing a deeply held prejudice towards older adults, it is a delight […]
Sex, investigated: We are only just starting to realise how important sex is to older people
Horny young people will likely grow up to be horny old people, yet sex in senior years remains taboo By Dr […]
Sexual rights and the journey to age equality
Yesterday (1st October) was the International Day of Older Persons (IDOP). The IDOP has been celebrated every year since 1990 […]
Age, Sex and You: the website for older adults
Age, Sex and You is a new website designed to provide general information, all in one place, about the sexual […]
Love is in the air 💗
Here’s a blog that I wrote for the wonderful Age Better in Sheffield to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2020. The original […]
Are they still doing it?
The question should be, are you ever too old for sex? A Guest blog by Paul Simpson, Senior Lecturer, Health […]
Age of Love, timelapse!
The Age of Love exhibition is a collaboration between myself and Pete McKee, an artist from Sheffield known for his […]
Meet the woman campaigning for anti-ageist sexual health
Author: Maggie Scaife for Bricks Magazine Sexual health amongst the older generation isn’t considered a priority for healthcare services and […]
Let’s talk about sex (and seniors) with Joan Price
Joan Price has been described as a ‘sexpert for seniors’, and there is good reason for this. Joan is an […]
Healthy sexual ageing?
What do we know about the sex lives of older adults across Europe? And how does this fit with ideas […]
Age of Love
I’m delighted to share the news that I have been working with the brilliant Pete McKee on a project for […]
Passion for change: Promoting the sexual rights of older people
I was recently interviewed for The Psychologist (magazine of the British Psychological Society) about my work on the sexual rights of […]
Older Women Rock!
Wow. I have just found this amazing project Older Women Rock! by Leah Thorn. The project is about exploring and […]
Safer-sex in the over-60s
As part of our project Sex, Age & Me which we recently carried out in Australia we talked to 53 […]
Older people do not have sexual rights
Oh yes they do! And there is an urgent need to protect these sexual rights, as evidence continues to grow […]
A triple whammy of stigma: Sexuality & older people
A wonderful write-up of our Ageing and Sexualities symposium, that featured in the The Psychologist: the magazine of The British […]
Grandma Williams talks sex and love
There has been a lot of interest in the sex lives of older people recently. Indeed, hardly a day goes […]
Sex, Age & Me: What everybody ought to know
Two years ago I wrote about the Sex, Age & Me project that we had launched in Australia. It is […]
STDs never get old: Rapping the safer sex message to older people
Regular visitors to my website will have spotted that I’ve blogged about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) or diseases (STDs) in […]
Short of dropping Viagra in his tea, I don’t know what to do!
We know that sex can be important to older people’s quality of life. Lots of studies tell us about the […]