As online dating has taken the rest of the population by storm, websites geared specifically to our age group have popped up one after another, with some approaching a half-million members.
General (non-niche) online dating sites, some with over 25 million members, will have enough members in your age group to be worthwhile joining.
We seniors grew up in a revolutionary time when culture, expectations and technology went through unimaginable upheavals.
Now, as life expectancy gives us an extra decade or two at the end of our lives, our more experimental nature will serve us well.
The web version has keyboard shortcuts that you can use to like or pass on people’s profiles.
It also has a button called “work mode” that hides the swiping interface and pulls up a fake work report so that you can keep your browsing hidden from your boss or coworkers.
With the basic profile you can only view users within a 100-mile radius.
You can delete any matches by clicking “unmatch,” and you can also report users for any inappropriate photos or messages.
Whether due to divorce, loss of a spouse or being too busy to marry, the number of unattached seniors is huge.