Thursday, August 23, 2007

Want to have fun? Grab a granny!

A nightclub in Dublin has a weekly session for older persons. This has become known locally as "grab a granny night". Now new research suggests that grabbing a granny - or grandad - might just be the way to have some naughty fun.

The research, quoted in this story on, found that most people aged 57 to 85 think of sexuality as an important part of life and that the frequency of sexual activity, for those who are active, declines only slightly from the 50s to the early 70s.

Data from the University of Chicago’s National Social Life, Health and Aging Project (NSHAP), presented in the New England Journal of Medicine, showed that many men and women remain sexually active—participating in vaginal intercourse, oral sex and masturbation—well into their 70s and 80s, the story says.

Many of those who were sexually active found ways to remain active, despite worsening health, it says. The proportion of sexually active couples that engage in oral sex, for example, hovered at around 50 percent for those under 75.

So there you go - yet another reason for welcoming the onset of old age.....
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