While it can be more challenging to meet a possible mate on a chance outing to the store, it makes for a romantic story for those who do meet on these happenstances!
Whether the stars are aligned for these couples, or luck plays a big role in their meeting; seniors have to be a bit more extroverted and aggressive to meet in these settings.
The administration also reported the number of Americans age 45-64 rose by 33% from 2000-2011.
A large number of these Americans are single, with 55% of women and 28% men over 65 stating they were unmarried.
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.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.It’s no secret that intimacy and relationships are the most important part of life.They are crucial throughout our lives, but especially in our latter life for happiness, health and overall well-being.