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Intimacy and Sexuality

Wisdom Area: Aging Lifestyles & Relationships

Our models of aging lifestyles are dramatically shifting. We live longer and many are seeking new levels of engagement, activity and meaning. Staying creative appears to be an important part of a good quality of later life. Relationships with family, friends and an extended network are vital links to this creativity, yet relationship attachments, expectations and habits often guide
older people to less flexibility and to become stuck in regimen.

Complete with all of the psychological & physical issues that can accompany such a picture, it remains a fact that the majority of older people today are simply living alone.

What about the often overlooked issues of intimacy and sexuality in aging?

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