Women’s health advocates vigorously question unrealistic projections for sexuality and aging – bleak sexual desert or pharmaceutical Niagara – and have identified helpful strategies for maintaining and enhancing sexuality after menopause.
Successful dating and partnering over fifty-five can and does happen for both sexes – and not just for the post-graduate cheerleader and football captain.
Thanks to Viagra, mankind now stands at a crossroads: either invest in that teenage erection – or in a broader, richer definition of manhood.
From birth to death, we are all sexual beings. We have a hard enough time acknowledging this when it comes to children, but when it comes to aging adults, the silence is deafening.
STD rates are up among older adults. And our reaction — surprise, confusion — suggests that we need to examine our attitudes towards sexuality at any age.