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It’s Gordon's sincere hope that he will gain a companion, but, if nothing else, some new friends.
She's heard similar stories from older adults as they seek to re-enter the dating world.Tammy says she met four strong candidates, and two "maybes." "I’ve always been curious about speed dating.I think that it is a good way to get out and try to make a connection with somebody, to make a new friend," she says. You go to church and you see the same people every week.He has taken a few women out to lunch since her death, but he says he wouldn't call that dating.“When you’re married that many years as long as I’ve been, you figure you’re never going to find love again because it’s too big of a loss," he explains, pausing, his voice beginning to crack.And then when they come live us and you get all that community and the support and relationship-building, you make friendships," Ardelean says.
"They actually seem to kind of blossom, come out of their shell. They have something to look forward to every day, so it really brings them out of their shell and perks them up a lot.” Loneliness, isolation harms A 2011 survey of 350 seniors living in Kalamazoo County showed 29 percent of them reported feeling lonely or isolated. The results were part of the Kalamazoo County Senior Growth Needs Assessment.
As the RSVPs rolled in, it became clear that the topic of seniors and love was striking a cord. It was around the time that the box-office-busting movie "Wonder Woman" opened.
“They actually shifted us into another (larger room in the) theater," says Phillips, in awe of how supportive area businesses and nonprofits have been. “Many of the men were ready to date, ready to find that woman to be with," remarks Gretta Jenkins, Senior Center afternoon receptionist, as the event gets into full swing.
“Jumping back into the dating pool is never easy but with a few tips anyone can be successful,” according to New York City’s sought after anti aging coach, Andrea Warshaw Wernick.
“My important dating tips will help mature women bring their best self to the table so they can ‘get out there’ with confidence,” says Andrea.
Hoping to combat the scourge of social isolation among older adults, the Portage Senior Center has begun offering speed dating.