103 Better Sex in Later Life


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By Leslie Kernisan, MD MPH, Leslie Kernisan, and MD MPH. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In This Episode:

Dr. K talks about sex in later life with geriatrician Dr. Nicole Didyk, founder of the blog and YouTube channel The Wrinkle. They discuss:

  • How Dr. Didyk learned more about this important topic by connecting with Nathalie Wilton, a social worker and sex therapist who focuses on older adults
  • Why it’s so common for health providers — and older adults — to have low “sexual literacy”, when it comes to aging and sexuality
  • How aging often affects sex and sexuality
  • Common concerns that patients have brought up in her clinical practice
  • What can be done if there is a mismatch in interest between two partners
  • The role of solo sex, toys, and activities other than intercourse
  • How being a hands-on caregiver to your partner can affect sex
  • Special issues that come up when one partner develops a dementia, such as Alzheimer’s
  • Tips on how to maintain and improve sexuality in later life

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