That represents a big boost for senior dating sites and an increase in the number of older singles populating the big sites like Count the increasing numbers of older women who want to date but are not interested in remarrying (the Pew points to a gender gap there), and you get a picture of seniors swarming the dating sites.
Charlie Stelle, have been researching the landscape and found that people over 60 represent the most rapidly growing demographic in online dating.
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The Short Version: is a comprehensive dating resource and blog for singles in their golden years.
When returning to the dating scene after being divorced or widowed, mature daters may find online dating to be a challenge, and that’s why Kathy Damer started a blog to assist people in search of companionship or love.
Then 76, Andy was at the hospital three times a week to care for his wife of that time during her dialysis treatment.
At the same, Muriel, a 74-year-old widow, was also undergoing dialysis. “I made tea for my wife and eventually made tea for Muriel. After my wife passed away, I continued to visit the hospital and talk to Muriel.Kathy Damer is the editor and creator of a site dedicated to providing advice and support for seniors in search of love and companionship.There can be many natural concerns about dating, especially following the death of a spouse or a divorce later in life, Damer explains.But with promising new sites launching all the time, it’s becoming easier to navigate the landscape and find the right fit for you, whether you’re looking for companionship, a lifelong lover or a fun date for the weekend.Here are our dating site picks for seniors, 2104 (see our earlier picks here).On Senior-Dating.org, she writes thoughtful responses to questions emailed to her about senior romance and dating websites.