Vice has some interesting statistics and details about pensioner sex.
The idea that people lose interest in sex as they age is more or lessÂ a myth. According to some estimates, 70 percent of men and 35 percent of women over 70 are sexually active. (That gap might have something to do with women generally outliving menâ€”itâ€™s harder for single older ladies to find sex partners.)Â About 43 percentÂ of seniors say their sex drive decreases with age, but theÂ the notion that all old people inevitably lose their earthly appetites is simply untrue. Many of the elderly deal with physical problems that make sex complicatedâ€”in plain English, itâ€™s often difficult for them to get hard or wetâ€”but thanks in part to multi-billion dollar erectile dysfunction medication industry, those obstacles have largely disappeared. And this generation of seniors probably have fewer psychological hang-ups when it comes to sex. These are the Baby Boomers, after all, the folks who grew up with free love and the pill. Â Read more »