Sexuality & Aging
Aging in America
This riveting documentary introduces us to aging athletes, activists, wranglers and strippers, and to inmates growing old in our nation's prisons. A compassionate, often surprising glimpse into the real lives of those who are reaching their "golden" years in the first part of the twenty-first century.
As Time Goes By
It is a misconception that our needs for intimacy fade as we age. The seniors profiled in this documentary openly share their experiences with love, romance and growing older.
Bisexual Virgins: Crossing the Line
Follow two "bi-curious" women unsure about their sexual identity but want to explore the possibilities. Following the two young women as they confront their fears and inhibitions, this engaging, non-confrontational documentary invites us to look at the fluidity of sexuality in a whole new way.
Gay and Gray in New York City
This engaging video features interviews with several "gay and gray" men and women, as well as profiling two organizations which work to provide services and support to elders in the gay community.
Her Name Is Zelda
An intimate, sometimes troubling, portrait of life, aging, and womanhood, through the lively exploits of 85-year-old Zelda Kaplan Manhattan's oldest party animal since Disco Sally. A dancer, social butterfly, model, and humanitarian, Zelda takes life by storm, redefining what it means to be “old” in the process.
Toni struggled all her life to feel good about her appearance. At 61, she had finally come to peace with that issue when she suddenly contracted a disease that left half of her face paralyzed. Now she is on a different journey, an internal one, to explore the question of what role physical appearance plays in her self-perception and feelings of self worth?
Let's Face It
A touching and intimate glimpse into the self-explorations of several women in their 40's, 50's, and 60's. As they face the natural reality of aging, they reflect on the impact that physical changes have not only on their bodies, but also on their attitudes about themselves, and on the way they are perceived by society.
More Than a Thousand Tomorrows
A follow-up to A Thousand Tomorrows, this video follows the changes in one couple's emotional and sexual relationship over a period of six years, as the wife's Alzheimer's gradually worsens.
Spanning nine years, Dr. Kasia Clark's story reveals how the human spirit can combine with medicine, complementary therapies, support, athletics, and art to challenge cancer.
This Academy-Award winning video follows a drama group for senior citizens, as they create and perform a play about looking for dates through the personal ads.
Positive Images of Aging
This compilation DVD offers instructors and discussion leaders fourteen 3-5 minute video segments, each of which reflects on a positive aspect of aging. Segments can be shown individually or together as needed, and can easily be incorporated into classroom lectures or PowerPoint presentations.
A Thousand Tomorrows
The spouses of people with Alzheimer's disease talk candidly about the impact of the illness on intimacy and sexuality.
Tonight's the Night
Three senior couples describe the evolution of their sexual relationships, while experts stress the importance of more accepting social attitudes about sexuality and aging.