This article is a special guest post by geriatrician Dr. Like me, Dr. Didyk has a particular interest in informing and empowering older adults and families. Think about older adults and sex. What comes to mind?
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Millions of readers rely on HelpGuide for free, evidence-based resources to understand and navigate mental health challenges. Please donate today to help us protect, support, and save lives. The need for intimacy is ageless. And studies now confirm that no matter what your gender, you can enjoy sex for as long as you wish. Naturally, sex at 70 or 80 may not be like it is at 20 or 30—but in some ways it can be better.
But the recognition that older adults are sexual beings often does. A survey of adults ages 57 to 85 in the U. While the study revealed that sexual activity does decline with age, it also showed that a large number of men and women engage in vaginal and oral sex, as well as masturbation well into their 60s, 70s and 80s. So older adults are still sexually active, even when facing other health issues or sexual difficulties that may come with age.
Medically reviewed by Leann Poston, M. Men and women of all ages can often struggle with knowing how to turn their partner on. Mismatched cycles of desire, natural variations in desire over time, different priorities and issues, stress, pain, and so much more can all be mood killers.