The dialogic educational pathway as a strategy of care with elderly women in sexuality
Author(s)Daysi Mara Murio Ribeiro Rodrigues
Célia Maria Gomes Labegalini
Ieda Harumi Higarashi
Ivonete Teresinha Schülter Buss Heidemann
Vanessa Denardi Antoniassi Baldissera
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AbstractAbstract Objective: Unveiling the critical knowledge mediated by a care-educational dialogic pathway in sexuality with elderly women. Method: Qualitative and participatory study, outlined in educational action research approach, for which it was anchored in the Paulo Freire's Research Itinerary. 15 elderly women from a group of socialization participated in the study. Three ethical precepts were followed. Results: It was evident that the women of this study had difficulty in conceptualizing sexuality, reducing the concept to sex. In addition to diverging sexuality for men and women and configuring it as a practice of the youth. Conclusion and implications for practice: Dialogic educational activity proved to be an important care tool, since it allowed the unleashing of prejudice concerning sexuality in Aging, promoting elderly health and showing new ways of care.