041122 Are you too old to worry about safe sex? 3 of 3

041122 Are you too old to worry about safe sex? The following comes from https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/sexuality-and-intimacy-older-adults Age does not protect you from sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Older people who are sexually active may be at risk for diseases including syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydial infection, genital herpes, hepatitis B, genital warts, and trichomoniasis. People who are sexually active, … Continue reading 041122 Are you too old to worry about safe sex? 3 of 3

281022 What causes sexual problems? 2 of 3

Sexuality is the way we experience and express ourselves sexually. It involves feelings, desires, actions, and identity, and can include many different types of physical touch or stimulation. Intimacy is a feeling of closeness and connectedness in a relationship that can occur with or without a physical component.

211022 Sexuality and Intimacy in Older Adults 1 of 3

Sexuality is the way we experience and express ourselves sexually. It involves feelings, desires, actions, and identity, and can include many different types of physical touch or stimulation. Intimacy is a feeling of closeness and connectedness in a relationship that can occur with or without a physical component.

181022 Safely storing and disposing of your prescription medication

The aging process normally brings along an accumulation of prescribed medication. These different types of medication need to be stored properly for your safety and the safety of your grandchildren. Thus the first issue is the proper storage of all of our medication.

141022 When to visit the doctor for memory loss

Many older adults worry about their memory and other thinking abilities. For example, they might be concerned about taking longer than before to learn new things, or they may sometimes forget to pay a bill. These changes are usually signs of mild forgetfulness — often a normal part of aging — not serious memory problems.

071022 Dementia and aging

Dementia is not a normal part of aging. It includes the loss of cognitive functioning — thinking, remembering, learning, and reasoning — and behavioral abilities to the extent that it interferes with a person's quality of life and activities. Memory loss, though common, is not the only sign of dementia. People with dementia may also have problems with language skills, visual perception, or paying attention. Some people have personality changes.