The colloquium, Exploring the Sexual Rights of Older Adults: Toward Healthy Sexuality and Freedom from Victimization in Later Life, was held on May 6, 2011 and was sponsored by The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention at The Hebrew Home at Riverdale, The Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging & Longevity, and The NYC Elder Abuse Center. Held at the Roosevelt House in New York City, attendees had a unique opportunity to increase their understanding of and collaboratively discuss mutual concerns about healthy sexuality, issues of consent and sexual victimization of older adults. Professionals from a broad range of disciplines and fields attended, including assistant district attorneys and civil lawyers, sexual assault, domestic violence and elder abuse advocates, law enforcement professionals, clinicians, academicians, researchers and others. For the monograph prepared from this day’s proceedings, click here.

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