According to a survey by the over-50s group, Saga, sex and romance is alive and kicking among the older generation. 42% say they have sex at least once a week and a further 25% say they have sex once every two weeks. When asked to compare their current love life to when they were in their 20s and 30s, 85% admitted sex was less frequent but 82% said it was less pressurised. A healthy 61% claimed it was more fulfilling than in their younger days.
When asked about other aspects of their lives, it was clear that older people seem more happy, confident and contented with their lot. 79% of over-50s expressed satisfaction with their life overall compared to just 57% of under 50s.