Naked at Our Age:
Talking Out Loud About Senior Sex
By Joan Price (Seal Press 2011)
Joan Price is talking out loud about a subject that is often ignored or ridiculed in our society: later-life sexuality. Naked at Our Age: Talking Out Loud about Senior Sex is a candid, straight-talking book addressing senior sexuality in all its colors—the changes, the challenges, the disappointments, and the surprises, as well as the delights and the love stories. Naked at Our Age gives real-life people over fifty a voice to tell stories of their past and present sex lives, ask questions, and get straightforward advice and information from experts. No topic related to elder sexuality is off-limits.
In Naked at Our Age, women and men - coupled and single, straight and gay - talk candidly about how their sex lives and relationships have changed with age, and about how they see themselves, their partners, or their single life. Many of them are having unsatisfying sex, or no sex at all, and are seeking advice. Price presents their personal stories, and follows up with tips from sex therapists, health professionals, counselors, sex educators, and other knowledgeable experts. Naked at Our Age is an entertaining and indispensable guide to handling and understanding the issues of senior sex and relationships.
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Praise for Naked at Our Age:
last the void is filled. Hang on, because Naked at Our Age
breaks all the barriers and goes where ordinary books on this subject
dare not. Some readers may be shocked and challenged, and others
delighted by this bold, direct, honest and completely uncensored
approach. An eye opening challenge for anyone who dares to think that
sex ends at 60. The message is clear - as far as sex in the senior
years, the best is yet to come. While this groundbreaking book will
have some of you blushing, you won't put it down."
- DEAN EDELL MD, Emmy Award-winning host of the Dr. Dean Edell Program, and author of the best-selling book, Eat, Drink and Be Merry
through the voices of real people interspersed with great advice from
smart professionals, Naked at Our Age is an important resource for
anyone who wants to keep pleasure and sensuality in their lives as
they move in to their later years. I especially like Joan Price's warm
and supportive tone and her ability to get people to share their
stories, from which we learn a lot!"
- CANDIDA ROYALLE, Pioneer of woman-friendly erotica and author of How to Tell a Naked Man What to Do.
"Joan Price tells it like it is, "The Old
Ways Don't Do It Anymore!" Then, with irresistible enthusiasm, she
tackles all the outdated expectations and promotes a plethora of new
ways to celebrate sexuality throughout the later years. Poignant
quotations from seniors aged 50 to 90 illustrate the distress caused
by the common sexual problems of aging. Succinct responses by
professionals describe a rich variety of alternatives. "Talking Out
Loud About Senior Sex" is exactly what we do in my course, "Older,
Wiser, Sexually Smarter," so Naked At Our Age will be the
- PEGGY BRICK, M.ED, CSE, President, Sexuality and Aging Consortium at Widener University; co-author, Older, Wiser, Sexually Smarter: 30 Sex Ed Lessons for Adults Only
"Naked at our Age is a terrific
book for adults of any age-- but especially written for Baby Boomers
and beyond. I loved the mix of voices- personal stories, various
expert's advice - and no sugar coating anywhere - just facts,
feelings, and how to have fun. There is plenty of advice - from dating
to safer sex - but most importantly, the impact of the book is as much
inspirational as it is educational. Reading this book will help women
and their partners understand their sexuality better, negotiate what
they want more successfully, and make it more likely that sex will be
a comfort and thrill their whole life long."
- PEPPER SCHWARTZ, PHD, Past President of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, author, Prime: Adventures and Advice about Sex, Love and the Sensual Years
"One of the best things about Naked at Our Age is that in
addition to Joan's thoughtful and compassionate perspective, the book
is full of excellent advice and suggestions from sex educators,
therapists, and medical professionals. It's like getting to talk with
a panel of experts, which gives the reader much more to work with."
- CHARLIE GLICKMAN, PHD, Education Program Manager, Good Vibrations, www.goodvibes.com