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Cleveland Banks CHFD220 8/18/2019 Week 2 Week 2 Assignment *Pictures can be found here - far-New-ad-features-senior-citizens-simulating-sex-positions-promote-use-condoms.html The images I’ve selected for this assignment are actually a series of pictures taken from a video that was originally uploaded to youtube in 2012. The images show elderly couples fully dressed acting out sexual positions for an ad promoting safe sex amongst elderly people. The organization SaferSex4Seniors.org created this ad due to the fact that in Florida STD’s amongst the elderly had risen 71 percent in the past 5 years. The ad drew a ton of attention some positive and some negative. Some people thought the ad was insensitive and cringy to watch. Pasadena Senior Center executive Akila Gibbs thought the ad took the attention away from what the intended message was trying to display he told Wsbt.com 'I think it looks like they're making fun of seniors, more than they're educating them.' (Lau, 2012). According to an analysis done by athenahealth’s network people over the age of 60 years old were accountable for the most office visits pertaining to sexual diseases. Psychological: In American society, there is a lot of taboo associated with the human body and sexual intercourse, and one of those many taboo’s are sexual intercourse between elderly people. The fact of the matter is there is no age to stop having sex as long as your physically able to do so. There are many of older couples still having sex but are they being smart about it? Std rates being higher in elderly people may be a psychological thing. Older people in this country come from an era where medical

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