Senior Sex and Intimacy Directory
Sex in the senior years brings with it many benefits and occasionally some problems. These problems may include erectile dysfunction, vaginal dryness, painful sex, and more. Sometimes, simple steps can help, such as more foreplay or using a lubricant. For some, when sex is not possible, intimacy may include other forms of romance. Be sure to talk to your doctor about any concerns you may have. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how aging affects sex and intimacy, what conditions can affect your sexuality, and much more.
Menopause & Sexual Problems
Sexual difficulties that accompany menopause may be easily treated. WebMD explains how.
Sex and Menopause
Menopause and postmenopause may affect your sex drive. Find out more from WebMD.
Erectile Dysfunction and Intimacy
It's important to remain intimate with a partner while coping with erectile dysfunction.
Sexuality and Parkinson's Disease
How Parkinson's disease can affect your sexuality -- and what you can do about it.
She's Older, He's Not
Can an older woman find love with a younger man? And can they make it last?
Guess Who's 60 -- and Sexy?
'Sixty is just a wonderful time of life,' says Hollywood icon Ann-Margret, who just passed that milestone. She talks with us about exercise, the importance of osteoporosis screening, and other secrets to aging gracefully.
Sex Ed for the Suddenly Single
Experts help the newly single cope with changing sexual attitudes.
Romance After 60
Seniors, when it comes to sex, use it or lose it, says a noted sex educator. 'You should continue to have good sex for the same reason you should continue to get good exercise: It's taking care of yourself,' she says.
How Erections Change as You Age
Men's health expert Steven Lamm, MD, discusses how erections change as men age.
Erection Problems and Your Overall Health
Men's health expert, Steven Lamm, MD, explains how ED can be a sign of health problems.
Does Sexual Desire Wane at Age 50?
Dr Ruth explains why losing desire for sex after 50 is not automatic.
Recapture the Excitement as a Couple
In for the long haul? "Dr. Ruth" explains how to keep a relationship exciting over the years.