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Sue Malta does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond the academic appointment above.
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The response is understandable — as a society we just don't want to associate sex with old age.
Most of us assume that "if a person is using a walking frame, has had cardiac surgery or has chronic diabetes", then sex is not a part of that person's life, lamented Dr Sue Malta, research fellow at the National Ageing Research Institute in Melbourne.
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