Intimacy

Caregivers and nurses: Knowing when to get involved in issues of elder intimacy

Caregivers and nurses: Knowing when to get involved in issues of elder intimacy

As caretakers of elderly people we focus on their health, comfort and emotions. We monitor their eating, bathroom routines, and even their socialization.

Caution prevents nursing home residents from enjoying sexual relationships, investigators say

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Nursing home residents often are deprived of consensual sexual relationships due to concern for resident safety and a lack of sufficient formal policies dealing with these relationships, new research finds.