Good books about older sexuality

Price, Joan. The Ultimate Guide to Sex After 50: How to Maintain—or Regain—a Spicy, Satisfying Sex Life. Cleis Press, San Francisco, 2014.

Price, Joan. Naked At Our Age: Talking Out Loud About Senior Sex. Seal Press, Berkeley, CA, 2011.

Price, Joan. Better Than I Ever Expected: Straight Talk About Sex After Sixty. Seal Press, Berkeley, CA,2005.

 Studies of late-life sexuality

Araujo, AB et al. “Changes in Sexual Function in Middle-Aged and Older Men: Longitudinal Data from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study,” Journal of the American Geriatric Society (2004) 52:1502.

Avalon, L. et al. “Older Adults’ Coping Strategies with Changes in Sexual Functioning: Results from Qualitative Research,” Journal of Sexual Medicine (2-19) 16:52.

Bacon, C. et al. “Sexual Function in Men Older Than 50: Results from the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study,” Annals of Internal Medicine (2003) 139:161.

Beckman, NM and I. Skoog. “Determinants of Sexuality in 70-Year-Olds,” presented at the World Congress of Sexology (2005).

Dunn, KM et al. “Satisfaction in the Sex Live of the General Population,” Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy (2000) 26:141.

Galinsky, AM. “Sexual Touching and Difficulties with Sexual Arousal and Orgasm Among U.S. Older Adults,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2012) 41:875.

Gillespie, B.J. “Correlates of Sex Frequency and Sexual Satisfaction Among Partnered Older Adults,” Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy (2017) 43:403.

Golden, F. “Still Sexy After 60,” Time 1-19-2004.

Kingsbury, SA. “The Impact of Aging on Sexual Function in Women and their Partners,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2002) 31:431.

Forbes, M.K. et al. “Sexual Quality of Life and Aging: A Prospective Study of a Nationally Representative Sample,” Journal of Sex Research (2017) 54:137.

Herbenick, D. et al. “Sexual Behavior in the United States: Results from a National Probability Sample of Men and Women Ages 14-94,” Journal of Sexual Medicine (2010) 7(Suppl 5):255.

Hyde, Z et al. “Prevalence and Predictors of Sexual Problems in Men Aged 75-95 Years: A Population-Based Study,” Journal of Sexual Medicine (2012) 9:442.

Kontula, O and E Haavio-Mannila. “The Impact of Aging on Human Sexual Acitivity and Sexual Desire,” Journal of Sex Research (2009) 46:46.

Karraker, A. et al. “Sexual Frequency Decline From Midlife to Later Life,” Journal of Gerontology, Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences (2011) 66B:502.

Lindau, ST et al. “A Study of Sexuality and Health Among Older Adults in the United States,” New England Journal of Medicine (2007) 357:762.

Lindau, ST and N Gavrilova. “Sex, Health, and Years of Sexually Active Life Gained Due to Good Health: Evidence from Two U.S. Populations-Based Cross-Sectional Surveys of Ageing,” BMJ (2010) 340:c810.

Laumann, E.O. et al. “Sexual Dysfunction Among Older Adults: Prevalence and Risk Factors from a Nationally Representative U.S. Probability Sample of Men and Women 57-85 Years of Age,” Journal of Sexual Medicine (2008) 5:2300.

Laumann, E.O. et al. “A Cross-National Study of Subjective Sexual Well-Being Among Older Women and Men: Findings from a Global Study of Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2006) 35:145.

Martin, S. et al. “Clinical and Biopsychosocial Determinants of Sexual Dysfunction in Middle-Aged and Older Australian Men,” Journal of Sexual Medicine (2012) 9:2093.

Nicolosi, A. et al. “Sexual Behavior and Sexual Dysfunctions After Age 40: The Global Study of Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors,” Urology (2004) 64:991.

Panser, LA et al. “Sexual Function Of Men Ages 40 to 79: The Olmstead County Study of Urinary Symptoms and Health Status Among Men,” Journal of the American Geriatric Society (1995) 43:1107.

Reynaert, C. et al. “The ZENITH Sample: Sexual Well-Being Remains Important in the Over-50 Population,” presented at the World Congress of Sexology (2005).

Toner, R. “Majority Over 45 Say Sex Lives Are Just Fine,” New York Times, 8-4-1999.

Studies of sexual difficulties among older adults.

Hyde, Z. et al. “Prevalence and Predictors of Sexual Problems in Men Aged 75-95 Years: A Population-Based Study,” Journal of Sexual Medicine (2012) 9:442.

Laumann, EO et al. “Sexual Dysfunction Among Older Adults: Prevalence and Risk Factors from a Nationally Representative U.S. Probability Sample of Men and Women 57-85 Years of Age,” Journal of Sexual Medicine (2008) 5:2300.

Lindau, S. et al. “A Study of Sexuality and Health Among Older Adults in the U.S.” New England Journal of Medicine (2007) 357:762.

Martin, S. et al. “Clinical and Biopsychosocial Determinants of Sexual Dysfunction in Middle-Aged and Older Australian Men,” Journal of Sexual Medicine (2012) 9:2093.

Age-related changes in penis size

Schneider, T. et al. “Does Penis Size in Younger Men Cause Problems in Condom Use? A Prospective Measurement of Penile Dimensions in 111 Young and 32 Older Men,” Urology (2001) 57:314.

Condom use after 50

http://assets.aarp.org/rgcenter/general/srr_09.pdf

Men over forty account for 45 percent of the porn audience

http://www.toptenreviews.com/internet-pornography-statistics/

Among “old married couples,” does the quality of sex decline?

Jasso, G. “Marital Coital Frequency and the Passage of Time: Estimating the Separate Effects of Spouses’ Ages and Marital Duration, Birth and Marriage Cohorts, and Period Influences,” American Sociological Review (1985) 50:224.

Klusmann, D. “Sexual Motivation and the Duration of Partnership,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2002) 31:275.

Liu, C. “Does Quality of Marital Sex Decline with Duration?” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2003) 32:55.

Lloyd, E. The Case of the Female Orgasm. Harvard University Press, 2005.

Santtila, P. et al. “Discrepancies Between Sexual Desire and Sexual Activity: Gender Differences and Associations with Relationship Satisfaction,” Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy (2008) 34:31.

The sexual grieving of widowhood

Brody, J. “After a Partner Dies, Mourning the Loss of Sex,” New York Times March 7, 2017.

Sex in nursing homes

Hu, W. “Too Old for Sex? A Nursing Home in the Bronx Says No Such Thing,” New York Times, July 13, 2016.

Kaplan, S. “Former Iowa Legislator Henry Rayhons, 78, Found Not Guilty of Sexually Abusing Wife with Alzheimer’s,” Washington Post, April 23, 2015

Shelstedt, I. et al. “Gentle Touch Perception Across the Lifespan,” Psychology and Aging (2016) 31:176