Welcome to this episode with Laura and Maggie Syme, PhD!
Maggie is the Project Director at Marcus Institute for Aging Research and specializes in sexual wellness.
In this episode, we discuss:
How sexual relationships change during the course of dementia progression
Ways to maintain sexual wellness as both a caregiver and a person living with dementia
How to recognize when a person living with dementia is able to give consent
Stigma related to aging, sex and intimacy
Maggie had some great resources:
https://www.nia.nih.gov/site-search/c2V4IGFuZCBkZW1lbnRpYQ%3D%3D (National Institute on Aging (sex and dementia articles))
https://www.alz.org/media/documents/alzheimers-dementia-sexuality-intimacy-changes-ts.pdf (Alzheimer's Association: Changes in Sexuality and Intimacy)
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