Another answer might be: Priya and Bob Tourkow run rural retreats focused on reconnecting with your partner. Susan Trompeter, a leading author involved with these new studies. A number that is measured by longer lasting sex, additionally enjoyable with greater sexual experience and calculated in giving partners multiple orgasms. The real key to having great sex as an older person, begins by knowing that age is only a number. Life experience related to a better sex life Together these findings suggest that as we age, our sexual priorities change and we develop knowledge, skills and preferences that protect against aging-related declines in sexual quality of life. Although young women mature socially before men in society, most do not reach their sexual plateau until later in life. As women get older, the picture is even rosier. Losing these concerns and growing confidence over the years has made sex better. It simply means that full penetrative intercourse is not always the method of choice, as men become older. Sex and intimacy, when you're over 50 and have had more than 25 years together, becomes an extension of the sacredness of a life shared. In Conclusion So does sex get better with age? Studying sex and aging There is a key element missing from nearly all studies of sex and aging: A sample was polled which included more than 2, men and women. Some assume that sex simply takes a backseat as the years pass — and it's true that life gets busy and complicated, and sex isn't always at the top of the agenda. Intimacy is often associated with the young. We now know that age-related declines in sexual quality of life are largely related to modifiable factors, so we can target sexual skills, beliefs and attitudes in clinical interventions.