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Sex and The Senior: The Health Professional’s Role (Courtesy of The Village at Rockville)

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Joanna Frankel
Course Levels:
Beginner & Intermediate
3 Hours 15 Minutes
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The Village at Rockville–A National Lutheran Community - Rockville, Maryland

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Contrary to some healthcare providers beliefs’ older adults are still able to engage in sexual activity if they want to.   This interactive program will offer insight into what issues arise for seniors and sexuality for Baby Boomers and older. 

Content Level: Beginner to Intermediate


The Health Center at The Village at Rockville

9701 Veirs Drive

Rockville, MD 20850


Certified Case Manager

This program has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers.  The course is approved for 3 CE contact hour(s).  Activity code: S00057044 Approval Number 230003492:   To claim these CEs, log into your CE Center account at*Certificate must be retained for at least one year past the participant’s CCM board certified case manager’s renewal date.

Social Worker-Maryland

Jenerations Health Education is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this program.

Participant is awarded Category I Maryland Social Work CEUs



Jenerations Health Education is approved by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM) as a continuing education provider, #20-801JHE. This activity is approved for 3  CMC contact hours.




Social Work

Jenerations Health Education, #1494, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 01/26/2021-01/26/24. Social Workers completing this course receive 3 General Social Work Practice continuing education credit.



Joanna Frankel's Profile

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Joanna Frankel is a graduate of Towson University with her Bachelors in both Psychology and Gerontology. Following, Joanna obtained her MSW from the University of Maryland School of Social Work with a clinical concentration and a focus in Aging. Since, Joanna has been working in the long-term care setting for over 15 years. Her experience includes directing the social work department in a 205-bed facility, with clients who have a variety of mental health issues, long term care needs, at end of life, on dialysis and who are ventilator dependent.  Additionally, Joanna is passionate about and has expertise in dementia, advance directives/end of life and mental health issues in the elderly. Furthermore, she has spent the last 10 years consulting in several nursing homes, educating social workers on the proper practices of long-term care while providing clinical supervision. Joanna has always educated interdisciplinary teams, patients and families on various topics on aging. When Joanna isn’t working, you can find her playing ball with her husband and 2 boys or at the nearest sushi restaurant.

Learning Objectives & Agenda

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the role of educator when working with older patient’s sexuality
  • Name at least 3 components of "normal" senior sexuality
  • Explain the role of advocate & clinician when working with older patients in the area of sexuality 


45 minutes: Normal Aging in terms of sexuality

45 minutes: Why is it so important to talk about sex and aging?

15 minutes: Break

90 minutes: What is our role as educator, clinician and advocate? What can we do to promote education and awareness?

Live (Onsite) Programs - FAQ

*Successful completion of this seminar will require attendance for the entire event, signing in & out as well as completion & submission of the evaluation form.

*Certificates distributed  upon completion & receipt of evaluation

*Partial credit is not offered

Q: Do you offer ADA Accommodations?

A: Yes! If you are requesting ADA accommodations, please contact us via email at  at least two weeks prior to the course date. Requests after that date may not be fulfilled.

Q: What do I do if I have a complaint/grievance?

A: For grievances, contact Jenerations Health Education at 443-416-7710 or 




Bibliography & References

Bibliography & References available upon request


The Village at Rockville–A National Lutheran Community

9701 Veirs Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20850, United States
(301) 424-9560