And, she also suggested keeping your sexual repertoire varied. "Don't do the same things all the time," she said. Finally, she advised, "If you realize that you haven't had sex for awhile, be aware of it, and do something about it."
The U.S. National Institute on Aging has more information on sexuality later in life.
SOURCES: Bianca Acevedo, Ph.D., postdoctoral researcher, University of California, Santa Barbara; Virginia Sadock, M.D., professor, psychiatry, and director, program in human sexuality and sex therapy, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York City; March 2009, Review in General Psychology