Similarly, 59 per cent who reported no sexual activity in the last 12 months were "very happy" with their marriage, as opposed to almost eight-in who had sex more than once a month. In retirement communities and on college campuses, where tons of similarly-aged people are crammed together, refusing to acknowledge or accommodate sex lives is risky, allowing for the spread of STDs and leaving the lines of consent blurry. At the time of publication, none had returned our calls or messages. Extensive use of boner-boosting pills like Cialis and Viagra only make matters worse. Some 60 per cent said that they found sex more fulfilling after 50 than when they were in their 20s and 30s. STDs spiked remarkably more among old fogies, however, as chlamydia infections in Americans 65 and over increased by nearly 50 percent, and gonorrhea by percent. These allegations are very rarely substantiated, however, due to complications with aging victims and half-hearted investigations. Daniel Reingold, the president and chief executive of the sexually-accepting Hebrew Home retirement community in New York, also once attempted to survey nursing homes in his area about the sexual health of their residents. According to the latest National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior , among college-age Americans, condoms are used in about 40 percent of sexual encounters. While universities face criticism for reports of sexual assault and the spread of STDs, similar sexual hazards are running rampant in retirement communities, as well. Regardless of age, false rape accusations are remarkably uncommon, and consequently should always be investigated thoroughly — a reality that even American universities seem to understand. They found that the frequency of sexual activity was significantly linked with both general and marital happiness. Almost 60 per cent who had sex more than once a month were "very happy" with their life in general, compared with just 40 per cent of those who had not done it for more than a year. Recently, inside assisted-living facilities around the country, instances of rape and sexual assault were also brought to light. If retirement communities can approach sex from the college perspective: Research by the University of California San Diego looked at women between the ages of 60 and 89 found those who enjoyed an active sex life had a better quality of life and were happier.