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What you’re legally obligated to disclose Barbara Clement, manager of the sexual and blood borne infections (SBBI) program at York Region Public Health in the GTA, says STI rates are going up among all age groups in the city’s region, and with the population over 60, chlamydia rates are the highest.“The most common risk factor is no condom use,” she tells Global News.
“Whether there is condom fatigue or not using them correctly…
In the end, however, the conversation about safe sex needs to go back to the household.“If your parent is back in the dating scene, [this conversation] could be a part of it,” Clement says.
403.234.9695Visit Calgary’s newest luxury retirement community. Auburn Heights Retirement Residence is located in the community of Auburn Bay across the street from the South Health Campus.And with so many Canadian seniors living in retirement homes and long-term care facilities, Clement adds it should also be part of the admission process.“These people now have their own personal spaces and within a building of a lot of their peers,” she says.Some homes already have safe sex talks set in place, the CBC reports, but after phone calls by Global News to at least a dozen homes in Ontario and British Columbia, STIs among residents don’t seem to be a major concern.According to Health Canada, national rates of STIs for people 60 and over are relatively low, but since the early 2000s, the number of cases of syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea have increased significantly among seniors.In 2005, 359 cases of syphilis, 148 cases of chlamydia and 102 cases of gonorrhea were reported in this age group, the agency reports.