Sex After 70: Sexuality In the Golden Years

In the golden years, it’s important to maintain a healthy sexuality. In fact, a study from Brigham Young University found that a person’s satisfaction of sex after 70 predicted their overall health and well-being 10 years later. The research also showed that people in their 80s who were still sexually active had better physical function than those who weren’t engaging in sex. So what does this mean for you? Simply put: If you’re not having sex yet, start now.

“Is it normal to desire sex after 70?”

Yes! It is normal for seniors to have a sex drive. There is no age limit on sexual desire, and many seniors are more interested in the pleasures of their bodies than they were when they were younger. Sex can be an integral part of being human and should not be ignored just because you’re older.

If you have concerns about your own or your partner’s sexual health, talk with your doctor about ways to address them together.

What are the benefits of having sex in your 60s, 70s and beyond?”

  • Sex is good for your health. A recent study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine found that among older adults, those who had sex at least once per week were 33 percent less likely to be depressed than those who didn’t have sex at all.
  • Sex helps you sleep better. Research has shown that people who have sex tend to get more restful sleep than those who don’t–and we all know how important quality sleep is when it comes to staying healthy!
  • Sex can help reduce stress levels and keep them down over time as well. In fact, having regular sex with a partner has been linked with lower cortisol levels (the hormone associated with stress) both during intercourse and afterward!
  • Having regular sexual activity may also help improve cardiovascular function (aka your heart), according to one study published online by “The American Journal of Cardiology” in October 2018; another study from earlier this year found that women who had frequent orgasms were less likely than other women their age group–or even younger!–to die from any cause during an 18-year follow up period after they first enrolled into it.

Many seniors look at their later years as a time to settle down, but this doesn’t have to be the case.

Seniors often look at their later years as a time to settle down, but this doesn’t have to be the case. Sexuality is a normal part of life, and it doesn’t stop just because you get older. In fact, many seniors are not ready to settle down. There are many benefits to having a sex life in your 70s, 80s and beyond!

It’s important to remember that our sexuality is something we carry with us throughout our lives. Even if you’re not ready for a serious relationship or don’t want to get married again, there are many ways that being intimate with another person can enrich your life, whether it’s by helping you feel more connected to others or simply providing some fun times together. If your partner is also in their golden years and wants to get back into the bedroom game again then this article should give both of you some insights on how best do so safely.

To read more about sex after 70 read this article.

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