Married people who say they are the happiest have the most sex.Whether happy people have more sex, or more sex makes you happy, researchers don't know.But many older singles -- some of whom have already been down the aisle -- aren't looking to exchange their single status for a band of gold.
Bowling Green State gerontology professor Nancy Orel works with senior centers in northwest Ohio to promote HIV/AIDS prevention education.
She encourages everyone to get HIV testing, which is now covered by Medicare.
No papers, no naked penis." Even though safe sex for older adults doesn't garner much media attention, the risks are real An estimated 16% of new U. HIV/AIDS cases are among those age 50 and older, and 25% of people living with HIV/AIDS are over 50, according to the CDC.
Younger adults are seen as the highest risk group for HIV and STIs, so most messages in public health campaigns skew younger.
"You can say, 'I've had tests for STIs and I'm clean. Let's share information.'" Knowing the rules of the game today should make women feel empowered, Forsythe says.
"Women who are 50-plus are coming into a secure time in their lives full of wisdom and strength.
Among all people, married or not, happy people are having sex 64.5 times per year compared with 55.5 for those who are "pretty happy" and 49.5 for those that are "unhappy." Some other surveys report that men on the average have sex 66.4 times during the year, and women reported having intercourse 50.6 times.
JSSA Senior Services Department Paired-off couples aren’t hard to spot – you see them in airports, restaurants, museums, shops.
According to the "experts", marital excitement declines as couples age, both for biological reasons and because society frowns on Grandma and Grandpa having sex. Facts on Sex and Seniors According to a Janus Report, Researchers found that 74% of women age 65 and older engaged in weekly sexual activity, including masturbation, compared to 68% of women ages 18 to 26.