Pass that age threshold, though, and it would seem audiences are being spared depictions of aged sex. If you're still in denial, research backs this up. Talk to a partner before engaging in sexual activity about how you can have safer sex. As adults in later life, we typically have a higher level of self-confidence and self-assuredness. If you do have any health-related concerns, consult your physician or healthcare professional; and, Being active contributes to improved physical and emotional health. In the recently launched reality television series Sunset Daze, featuring an Arizona retirement community, the cast makes references to vibrators and going commando. They also feel as if they lack sufficient education about sexual matters to be able to adequately counsel their older patients. Sex may not be the same as it was in your twenties, but in many ways it can become even more fulfilling and satisfying as we age. Why is it that this important topic seems to become more taboo and less talked about as we age? The Hebrew Home, a nursing facility in the Riverdale section of New York, now has a policy that upholds the sexual rights and intimacy needs of seniors—including those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Remember to celebrate your body and be confident with you are. Sexual activity is associated with a variety of health benefits and improved mood.