STDs On The Rise Among Senior Citizens

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Sexually transmitted diseases are rising among older people, new data shows. Age UK statistics have revealed that the rate of diagnoses went up by 23 per cent for those aged 65 and over since 2014. Broken down, this means there were 2,108 cases of STDs among elderly men in 2018, and 472 among women.

The statistics also revealed that middle-aged men are almost three times more likely to get an STD than women of the same age. Men between the ages of 45 and 64 accounted for 23,943 cases of STDs in 2018, a 18 per cent rise on 2014. Age UK are aiming to raise awarness (Picture: Getty) Women of the same age accounted for 8,837 of cases, which equates to a four per cent rise.

The statistics were released as part of a social media campaign to highlight the risk of STDs among all age groups, including the elderly. Age UK are striving to see improved access to health services for older people and more support to those who wish to remain sexually active. Mum quits her job after nursery expels foul-mouthed daughter Caroline Abrahams, Age UK’s charity director, said: ‘Sex continues to be important for many of us well into old age, but for some reason the whole topic remains taboo in some circles.

‘This is a shame and it also means that sexually active older people are at greater risk of STIs than they need to be or ought to be.

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