Intimacy is an important part of everyone’s life, even if they’re perceived by society to have aged out of their sex years. But with the rise in “grey divorces” (and presumably, the popularity of sexual enhancement drugs like Viagra), it’s no surprise that the over 60 set is still getting busy on a regular basis. What is surprising, health experts say, is the accompanying rise in sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among this age group.
While it may feel awkward to talk to a parent or loved one over 60 about STIs, health experts say safe sex education for this age group is more important than ever, and if we want rates to drop, we have to start with accepting the fact that seniors have sex.
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