Single adults may experience physical and emotional changes during and after treatment. Concerns about dating and sexual intimacy after cancer treatment are common.
However, don’t let fear keep you from pursuing relationships.
For those wary of the World Wide Web and those too shy to meet people in social settings — dating coaches, services and matchmakers are the way to go!
Judith Gottesman, a geriatric social worker turned matchmaker who works with Jewish singles comments, “A surprising number of older people don’t use computers at all, and many who do aren’t comfortable using them for dating sites.
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.
Here are the most popular dating sites for those over 65: Community centers offer fun celebrations and outings in neighborhoods that allow many seniors to gather, meet one another and have social stimulation.
Here are a few obstacles many seniors need to get passed in their twilight years: Happiness is important at any age, but companionship plays a huge role in contributing to good quality of life and happiness as a senior citizen.
For those who are truly ‘old school’, neighborhood grocery stores, libraries and venues for hobbies are excellent places to meet not only potential partners, but also friends.
Generally senior centers offer a calendar of events and special celebrations during the holidays.
Senior community centers are an excellent way to meet others with similar interest in your community.
Consider these options when developing new relationships: People’s preferences differ about when to share their cancer experiences.
You may think it’s too personal to share immediately.