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Dr. Jane Fleishman

Dr. Jane Fleishman

Jane Fleishman, PhD, MEd, MS, Certified Sexuality Educator, is an accomplished educator, writer, program developer, and researcher. She holds a PhD in Human Sexuality from the Widener University Center for Human Sexuality Studies. Jane focuses her work on human sexuality for older adults, parents, teens, and members of the LGBTQ population. Her work has helped individuals, couples, and organizations develop tools to understand their challenges and implement changes that align with their unique values and principles. 

She co-hosts a regular podcast on topics related to sex in the second half of life at and recently completed a TEDx Talk entitled, “Is It OK for Grandma to Have Sex?”. Her book, The Stonewall Generation, recently won a coveted Nautilus Book award. Her curious nature has led her to research many different topics related to sexuality, including LGBTQ elders, the impacts of race on older adults’ sexuality, and the future of older adults’ sexuality education. 

Her unique course, Sex After Sixty: Challenging Ageism One Sexual Pleasure At a Time, is available online. 

Jane brings to the AgeRight Blog an in-depth look at the topic of sexuality among seniors including the stigma surrounding elder romance and desire, the science of aging and sex, and the need for administrative and clinical leadership surrounding these topics. 

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