Seniors are starting to choose sex over golf or tennis. They cram a lot of similarly aged people together, and when they do, things naturally happen," reports E. Emanuel, in a recent article in the NY Times.
This year, there were nine recipients of the highly sought after funding by the state-run Danish Council for Independent Researchone of which is a study about how to make the perfect sex toy for post menopausal women. Svala Vagnsdatter Andersen, the researcher pioneering the sex toy study, told us that her research is "about giving voice to elderly women as a sexual minority that seldom has a say in the field of lust, desire, and sexuality. Seeing as the Danish government thinks it's worth a couple of million kroner to find out what sex toys granny is using, we figured we'd look into it too.
Sex toys are great for seniors! Sexual activity, solo or partnered, is good for your health with aging. Orgasms are amazingly effective for reducing anxiety and depression and increasing your sense of wellbeing.
While Ellen DeGeneres may feel the need to hedge around the subject of sex toys for the sake of preserving the sanctity of daytime television, Jane Fonda —also known as one of our most valuable national treasures—isn't coy and is more than willing to answer any and all questions about her vibrator use. Which, as she'll readily admit, is plentiful. Fonda appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this week to promote the upcoming third season of Netflix show Grace and Frankieon which sex toys are about to have a big role.
Contrary to popular belief, older people enjoy a good sex life. According to a new study by Berdychevsky and Nimrodmany older people say it is essential to their well being, happiness and quality of life. Often older adults become more creative with their sexual intimacy and pleasure to accommodate sexual issues such as erectile dysfunctionvaginal dryness and decreased sexual sensations.
The series, which centers around two friends who face many challenges while trying to create a vibrator for seniors, has brought to light an interesting real-life question: Where are all the sex toys for older people? Their fictional creation has a soft grip gel sleeve, is lightweight, can be easily repositioned, and even features glow-in-the-dark control buttons. Sounds ideal — except no such thing exists in the real world.
But the reality is that as we age, our physical and mental health, including sexual health, also deteriorates. Even your sexual identity. According to Reviews in Obstetrics and Gynecologythe prevalence of sexual dysfunction among women is estimated to be between 25 and 63 percent.
THERE are few people who genuinely get a buzz out of what they do for a living. The year-old has the pleasure of testing sex toys, and is the first to admit the job comes with some very obvious perks. Ms Gregory, who works in customer product trial and quality control for Lovehoney. But the former uni student is the one laughing after landing a full-time job with the sex toy site which recently launched in Australia.
Seniors are usually open to sex toys and have a healthy sexual desire. In fact, most people find their desire for sex and involvement in sexual activity continue as they age. With basic knowledge in technology required for some of these new adult novelties, many seniors are finding it overwhelming when trying to find just a simple, quality sex toy.