Unsafe Sex in the Retirement Community

Why We Have Failed at Person-Centered Care

My mom, Philomena, 92, better behave in her new community!

On the heels of us moving mom into an independent living community here in Charlotte, comes this news. America’s senior citizens are indulging in a lot of unsafe sex in retirement communities and assisted living facilities. Over the past two years, some 2.2 million Medicare recipients received free tests for sexually transmitted diseases, about the same as the number who received colonoscopies to screen for colon cancer.