Sex and The Silver Years

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Eighty-three-year-old Sylvia Hacker doesn't let her age stand in the way of a healthy sexual life. The retired University of Michigan School of Public Health Sex Educator believes that, although age is inevitable, a lack of sexual desire doesn't need to be.

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"From the sperm to the worm we are all sexual," says Hacker. "The reaction times may change, but you always have that built-in desire."

Despite myths to the contrary, many adults can and do stay sexually active well into later life. That's why it's so important for adults over age 50 to not give up on love and relationships just because they think they are

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