Sexuality

Menopause and Sexuality

By NWHN Staff | Sep 9, 2016 | Comments Off on Menopause and Sexuality

Popular culture tells us that many women lose interest in sex during or after menopausal transition, but those ageist and sexist messages aren’t supported by good scientific research. We want you to have the facts and offer a few helpful remedies.

Attending to Our Needs: An Overview of the Sexuality and Access Project

By NWHN Staff | Sep 1, 2012 | Comments Off on Attending to Our Needs: An Overview of the Sexuality and Access Project

If you’re a person living with a disability, you may find it relatively easy to arrange for help to brush your teeth, shower, get dressed or eat a meal. But what about your sexual needs? What happens when you need help to have sex, or to masturbate?

Strategies for Staying Sexual After Menopause

By NWHN Staff | Mar 1, 2009 | Comments Off on Strategies for Staying Sexual After Menopause

When was the last time you heard a joke suggesting that sex invariably goes ever downhill or totally crashes after menopause? Like yesterday? This concept was boldly reaffirmed — without reference to reliable research — at a conference on menopause held by the National Institutes of Health in 2005!