This week, a study finds women are just as willing as men to have sex with a stranger, seniors in Arizona face rising rates of sexually transmitted infections, and a few cups of coffee a day may keep erectile dysfunction away.
In this week’s sexual health roundup: a series of essays address debates over what really leads to female orgasms; bicycles seats may be bad for women’s sexual health; and a new websites gears sexual health information to grandma.
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.
Sexual re-education? Join the new sexual revolution, Brick says, the one that challenges old mores and encourages men and women to explore new ways of being sexual as they age.
Surprise! Older Americans still have sex – whether married or single. And in order to ensure seniors’ sexual health is addressed, health care providers and society at large need to become more culturally competent.
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.