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You also need to be prepared to think differently about what older men want from a dating relationship.
As our generation gets a little older, a surprising number of us are putting on our dancing shoes and getting back in the senior dating game.
After all, more women over 60 are single than ever before, whether that’s due to divorce or widowhood or just never having been married in the first place.
"They have been seeing each other practically every day, and they're happy. He was so nervous in the parking lot." What was originally supposed to be a handful of speed dating events will now be many ones offered several times a year on either an every-other-month or quarterly basis, officials say. Phillips says the agency projects 80 percent more people over age 60 in Kalamazoo County by the year 2030.
She says older adults desire companionship, friendship and love, just like anyone else. "People still want to be social, to make connections and have relationships.” Kim Phillips, Portage Senior Center manager, keeps time on her cell phone so she knows when singles must switch at the center's first speed dating event held on July 17.