‘If you want your sexual exuberance to match mine three decades after age 40, start listening to your elders’. That’s the advice American author Joan Price gave to Miley Cyrus in a 2013 open letter, after Cyrus announced that over-40s don’t have sex.
In 2011, Price wrote Naked at Our Age: Talking out Loud about Senior Sex, which explored the challenges, delights, surprises and frustrations of sex for older people. The book won awards and was praised for its warmth and humour as well as its practical, no-nonsense advice. Her new book is The Ultimate Guide to Sex After 50: How to Maintain – or Regain! – a Spicy, Satisfying Sex Life. Price will talk about sex – and seniors – with Australian sex therapist, educator and media commentator Cyndi Darnell.
Join us for a candid, funny, grown-up and possibly sexy (not promising anything – it’s a daytime event) conversation at the Wheeler Centre.
Cyndi Darnell is a holistic sex & relationship therapist, counsellor and sex educator, with advanced degrees in Counselling and Sexual Health and a Bachelor in Adult Education. She has presented her work locally and internationally and is a published academic author and media commentator. Cyndi... Read more
Joan Price calls herself an advocate for ageless sexuality. She has been called other things by the media: ‘senior sexpert’, ‘the beautiful face of senior sex’ and – her favourite – ‘wrinkly sex kitten’. Formerly a health and fitness writer – and before that, a high school Eng... Read more
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