Malaysian Workshop to Rejuvenate Elderly Couples' Sex Lives

by Kathy Jones on  November 20, 2010 at 8:27 PM Sexual Health News
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In a much-needed effort, a workshop is being organised in Terengganu, Malaysia, with the purpose of rejuvenating the sex lives of elderly couples.

Some 300 senior citizens are expected to take part.
 Malaysian Workshop to Rejuvenate Elderly Couples' Sex Lives
Malaysian Workshop to Rejuvenate Elderly Couples' Sex Lives

A host of health specialists and geriatricians, including renowned sex therapist Prof Mohd Ismail Mohd Tambi, have been invited as facilitators in the pioneer workshop.

The workshop, a brainchild of the Terengganu Family Development Foundation (YPK) comprises a series of courses with modules exclusively designed for elderly couples to bring back the joy of sex in their marriage.

One focus was on how the participants should maintain a high level of self-hygiene and what to wear when the couples were together.

YPK director Mohd Shafaruddin Mustafa said the workshop was aimed at correcting the perception of many that elderly couples had had enough romance after being married for decades.

"Many of them are lonely although their spouses live with them," the Star Online quoted him as saying.

In most cases, couples had strained relationships in their twilight years as they slept in separate bedrooms and focused on other matters, mainly the welfare of their children and grandchildren.

"This is unhealthy as elderly couples could still continue to have vibrant intimate relationships especially with all kinds of therapy and health supplements available these days," added Shafaruddin.

He also observed that senior couples easily get agitated with each other, probably due to their own aging process, which could strain their union and believes that it could be prevented if they were given tips on how to make their twilight years more exciting through renewed intimacies.

Source: ANI

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