Dating for older adults
Many STDs go untreated in the senior population because they’re hard to detect and unexpected.
Unfortunately, STDs can also compound chronic age-related conditions like diabetes and heart disease.
For those seniors who have developed or maintained an active love life despite socials barriers and stigmas, we would be remiss not to mention an ever present danger: sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), which are on the rise among older people.
Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control show there has been a 45% increase in reported STDs in Americans over the age of 40 in the United States from 2000-2008.
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