Unfortunately, finding a partner later in life can be challenging.
Believe it or not, many find companionship and love in senior living communities.
Whether it’s assisted living or independent living, being in close proximity and sharing activities, meals and lives together in these close-knit communities contributes to seniors’ happiness and overall quality of life.
By doing so, we maintain a consistent age range dedicated specifically to mature members interested in meeting others online.
Maybe you just broke up with a long-term partner or your love passed on.
The senior population has steadily increased with each passing year.
For those who don’t have the option or simply don’t want to meet other singles through family and friends, here are the top five ways seniors are finding love in 2017 for those who are seeking friendship, intimacy or love: There’s one notable way in which the dating scene has changed since most seniors were last dating — the Internet.For those wary of the World Wide Web and those too shy to meet people in social settings — dating coaches, services and matchmakers are the way to go!Judith Gottesman, a geriatric social worker turned matchmaker who works with Jewish singles comments, “A surprising number of older people don’t use computers at all, and many who do aren’t comfortable using them for dating sites.Whether choosing an expert service, moving to an independent living community or searching online works for your situation — it’s important to find your ‘joie de vivre’ by seizing the day. Dana Larsen is a writer, artist, editor, dancer and food-enthusiast living in the Pacific Northwest.Originally from Alaska, Dana has a passion for the outdoors and finding life’s next adventure.The administration also reported the number of Americans age 45-64 rose by 33% from 2000-2011.