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Sex and Aging

Sex After 65: Why Are We Talking About Toothpaste?

Mary Pleshette Willis | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Pleshette Willis

No question that a sense of humor is one of the secrets to a long, successful marriage, a better Valentine than flowers or chocolate.

WATCH: How To Have The Best Sex Of Your Life After 50

Posted 08.19.2013 | Fifty

At 68 years old, Ken Solin says he's having the best sex of his life, and it's as easy as accepting what his body can no longer do and embracing the n...

Dare to Be 100: Sex and Aging... Tend Your Ember

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 09.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

"Snow on the roof, fire in the furnace," captures the increasingly discussed and studied topic of older sexuality. Talk about a taboo! The whole doma...

Let's Not Leave It Up to Betty White

Shannon Walsh | Posted 08.20.2013 | Fifty
Shannon Walsh

You know how doctors have such a hard time at social events because there's always someone coming up for a free back pain consultation? Well, that's me at my mom's cocktail parties, except the questioners are all ladies of a certain age, and the subject ain't back pain.

Sex for One for the Ethical Slut

Robert Levithan | Posted 02.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Robert Levithan

Betty Dodson has done more for masturbation than anyone I know. Her workshops and books, particularly Sex for One, have helped countless women connect with themselves as ground zero for pleasure.

Like Fine Wine, Sex Gets Better With Age

Patty Brisben | Posted 12.01.2012 | Fifty
Patty Brisben

As we age, we acquire a greater understanding of our own bodies, our partners' bodies and what buttons to push to please them both.

Hope Springs: A New Conversation About Desire

Linda E. Savage | Posted 11.12.2012 | Fifty
Linda E. Savage

This is the first movie since It's Complicated that portrays sexual relationships in folks past 40. It bravely tackles the complex issues of sexual desire and intimacy in "seniors," however we may define that term.

Seduced By Scrabble

Linda Flayton | Posted 10.14.2012 | Fifty
Linda Flayton

Seduction, for me, is no longer candlelight, roses and satin sheets. At age 72 and after 53 years of marriage, the lure of the seven-letter word hidden on my Scrabble rack is the best aphrodisiac there is.

What Grasshoppers Can Teach Us About Food, Sex and Aging

Dr. John Hatle | Posted 08.15.2012 | College
Dr. John Hatle

Maybe college students don't think about aging, but they think a lot about two things that will get them older faster.

Aging Disgracefully: Sex as Discourse

Steph Thompson | Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty
Steph Thompson

There is a lot of talk about communication in our society, the need in a relationship -- any relationship -- for open, honest discourse. I would argue that intercourse, if it's good, is one of the best discourses a couple can have.