Love is an important and powerful part of life—and that doesn’t end as we grow older. From the complexity of late-life marriage to the joys of longtime friendship to (yes, even the taboo topic of) sex, older lives are shaped by all kinds of love.
Longevity market professionals need to better understand these aspects of our customers as much as any other, and these stories will get you started. We’re shinning a light on the truth about older people in relationship by exploring the impact of love from different angles. Come back here each week and check out our weekly emails in February for more stories uncovering truths about love and friendship among older people.
The health and habits of older couples can contribute to their psychological well-being as individuals.
It’s been nearly 30 years since Salt-N-Pepa encouraged us all to talk about sex, but new survey findings that show it’s still not happening.
From commitment ceremonies to “apartners,” couples in their 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s are redefining love and devotion.
While spouses or life partners and family members play a major role in our overall wellbeing as we grow older, studies show that friendships may hold the key to happiness.
Love is an important and powerful part of life. We’ve collected articles and research about the role of love, sex and relationships as we age.
Most of the time, older spouses are caregiving alone . Husbands or wives can become distant as they struggle with feelings of loss and fear.
The companionship of a pet after the loss of a spouse can help reduce feelings of depression and loneliness in older adults.
Perhaps one of the most taboo subjects in aging is sex according to Stria readers—especially women and sex.