Arousal »

… usually develops through exposure to stimulation of the senses which the person perceives to be Erotic (sexy). The source of this stimulation varies greatly from person to person and to some extent is determined by previous experience. The degree of appropriateness of this material is largely a socially determined factor. For this reason, when stimulation occurs, there may be an accompanying or subsequent feeling of guilt which may have both psychological and physical consequences for …

Dementia »

… and irreversible.

The two main kinds of dementia are Alzheimer’s Disease and Arteriosclerotic (or multi-infarct) dementia. Dementia affects nearly 2% of people aged 65 to 70, 9% of those aged 70 to 80, and 20% of those over 80. Do remember though, this means that there is more chance that you will not develop dementia than that you will!

Dementia is likely to have an impact on the person’s sexual activity. Some degree of sexual difficulties, described elsewhere on the site, …

Sex and Ageing »

… and this can be as simple as changing the location in which sex usually takes place. The use of erotic materials or sex toys might also introduce an element of novelty and enhance arousal.

Sex requires some expenditure of energy – which can be in shorter supply than when younger. It stands to reason then that activity is likely to be more energetic after resting. Changing from late night sex to morning sex may have a beneficial effect. Take your time and enjoy the activity, whether …