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The message of this cartoon portrays more humorousside to sexual development in older people. Thecartoon is a summary of how sex is view in today’ssociety by young adults and how older people jokeabout their sexual experiences. As you get older notonly are there physical changes in your body but themental aspect about sex can change and your sexdrive decreases. Many elderlies are still having sexbut it can also be difficult for others due to medicalissues that resulted in old age. “Age alone is noreason to change the sexual practices that you haveenjoyed throughout your life. But you may have tomake a few minor adjustments to accommodate anyphysical limitations you may have or the effects ofcertain illnesses or medicines.” (H., 2017). Theyounger generation have this idea that older peopledo not have as much sex as younger people and they should because of their age. This is completely not true because studies have shown that older people value sex and regardless of how old they are sex is safe.The physiological aspect of sexual develop does change as you get older. Changes occur in both males and females and can vary depending on the individual. Females can experience lose skin in many areas of their body because as they get older the tightness and firmness decreases. At a certain age, women go through menopause which can reduce the circulation of estrogen. Sex can also be very painful for women due to the decrease in vaginal lubrication as we age. For men, they testicles can get smaller and lose its firmness. Men can also experience taking a little long for them to get an erection, but it can also take longer to ejaculate. With testosterone levels

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