RISING RATES OF SEX AND STI AMONG SENIORS
There are endless images on Instagram of scantily clad women and men posing at parks, beaches, gyms, cafes, and even just nice looking walls. When it comes to the actual act though, those in their 20's and 30s are actually falling behind. It has recently emerged that STIs are on the rise for those about 60!
You heard correct, seniors are increasingly being diagnosed with gonorrhea and even herpes on a global scale. It appears there's not much else to do once you've done it all - but to do it again, and again, and again.
A campaign by a local UK health service titled the 'Jiggle Wiggle' encourages older lovers to get checked up and practice safe sex. We must remember that the same age group made swinging, wife-swapping, and cheating commonplace in 1960.
These pioneers of the sexual revolution haven't given it up yet, now perusing the web giving websites like 'Suddenly Senior' five million hits a month with articles such as "viagra and nursing-home orgies." With a divorce rate of around 40 per cent new apps targeted for seniors, such as Lumen, are coming out to make meeting easy.
We must remember that general health conditions increase, so does our sex life and the age of our sex life. 73% of people aged 57-64 are sexually active, according to a recent US study. With people aged 65-71 sitting around 53% sexually active.
We've all got something to look forward to!