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Tom
- 3302 days ago - latimes.com
A 2007 University of Chicago survey, "A Study of Sexuality and Health Among Older Adults in the United States," concluded that old people are as likely to be sexually active as the young, and well into their 70s and 80s. But not in nursing homes.



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John R (56)
Monday August 3, 2009, 4:31 pm
I'd better be nicer to my kids. :)
 

Jamie L (195)
Monday August 3, 2009, 4:41 pm
Interesting story Tom!
 

Ginger Geronimo (438)
Monday August 3, 2009, 4:44 pm
Interesting story.
 

Carole Sarcinello (338)
Monday August 3, 2009, 5:12 pm

(hehehehe) You're a devil, Tom! (and make sure to let me know the nursing home you end up in.)
 

Kathy W (299)
Monday August 3, 2009, 7:08 pm
What???!!! I never knew this. In any of the ones I've gone to to visit someone, no one ever told me. No wonder everyone just wanders around looking so bored and listless.
Thanks Tom
 

Dana H (229)
Monday August 3, 2009, 7:49 pm
Lol @ just C, what are people thinking, it only makes sense that you may remain sexually active as long as your alive........maybe not as often yet who does anything as often once they get older.....hehehe.thanx Tom.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday August 4, 2009, 4:14 am
Thank you, Tom. The elderly have the same needs as anybody else and it is a pity that their sex lives are not taken into consideration more carefully.
 

Kathy Chadwell (354)
Tuesday August 4, 2009, 4:17 am
Can't imagine getting past the smell of nursing homes.
 

mary f (202)
Tuesday August 4, 2009, 5:54 am
THANKS TOM GREAT POINT MICHELLE
 

Mandi T (367)
Tuesday August 4, 2009, 8:59 am
Thank U Tom, this was interesting but not surprising. People should care for these elderly people's needs as well as anyone's.
BTW, let us all know which home you go to Tom LOL:-)
 

sue M (184)
Wednesday August 5, 2009, 4:13 pm
Gestapo sex police are here!
 
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