Read these stories of seniors who found love in assisted living and discover why love prospered in these unlikely places.While seniors desire love and romance, they face obstacles beyond the social norms and taboos.
According to a 2013 study by the Pew Research Center, 11% of American adults — and 38% of those who were single and looking for a partner — said they used mobile dating apps or online dating sites.
Here are the most popular dating sites for those over 65: Community centers offer fun celebrations and outings in neighborhoods that allow many seniors to gather, meet one another and have social stimulation.
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.
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!