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.
Dating coaches and matchmakers seems to make sense and break the barrier for many seniors.” About 90% of the estimated 3,000 matchmakers in the United States will work with seniors, though not necessarily exclusively, said Lisa Clampitt, co-founder of the Matchmaking Institute, which trains professional matchmakers.
But there are not as many men as women simply because women typically outlive men. In fact, $2,500 is the starting cost for many matchmaking services as these coaches tend to include personality tests, spiritual background information as well as cater to niche demographics.
I look forward to a time when such games will no longer be necessary.
Did you know that over 40 percent of Americans who are older than 45 years old, are single — even though they would rather not be?
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.