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Many older men find sufficient freedom from convention to be themselves for the first time. Contrary to popular opinion, old men are able to maintain a healthy sexual and sensual life, and medications are becoming available to enhance sexual ability. Physical intimacy is as important as orgasms. Our society, however, retains such negative attitudes about sex that older men are criticized for their expressed interest. The possibilities available are rarely discussed in medical settings for lack of time or perceived importance, and churches and senior centers often fail to help due to ignorance and inhibition.
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