Let’s talk about sex over 60: condoms, casual partners and the ageing body


The Conversation, July 29, 2015 6.06am AEST

Over the past few years we’ve seen a dramatic rise in the rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among Australians aged 60 years and older. To understand why STIs are on the rise, we need to know more about older people’s sexual and romantic relationships, their knowledge of STIs and safe sex, and the safe sex practices that they use.

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By J Pope

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