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Finding Romance at a Senior Living Community

Jan 14, 2020 1:24:00 PM / Chris Harper Chris Harper

Finding Romance at a Senior Living Community

What does your ideal retirement look like? A chance to reflect on the life you’ve built? New adventures? Mastering new skills? Or perhaps you’re hoping for a little romance. Whether it’s your first shot at love or your 50th, a blossoming romance in your senior years can be uniquely sweet. You’ll have more time to spend with your beloved, and can benefit from a lifetime of romantic wins and losses. For seniors who want a life partner or just a chance to date, senior living communities offer plenty of chances to find someone.

Want Romance? Move to a Senior Living Community 

Dating is first and foremost a game of odds. The more people you meet, the greater the chances of finding someone you’ll like, or even love. But for many seniors, retirement offers few opportunities to see new faces. Unless you live in a busy metropolis, still drive, and have plenty of energy to go out each day, you may spend most of your time at home, seeing the same neighbors day after day. 

Senior living offers something new — a new setting, new faces, and new members constantly joining the community. These residents are people just like you, who want to enjoy their golden years. So from the outset, your odds of compatibility with an attractive senior living community stranger are higher. 

There’s something else senior living communities offer, too: a thrill, or maybe even an adrenaline rush. You’ll be trying new things and, if you want, learning new skills. This can make life feel more exciting, adding to the mystery and intrigue of a new romance. 

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How to Find New Love 

Getting out and about in your new neighborhood is the perfect recipe for meeting someone new. But there’s no rule that you have to limit yourself to other residents. Online dating for seniors and social media apps can widen your circle, helping you meet and learn about new people. If digital dating isn’t your thing, be sure to get outside your community every now and again. Choose a place that offers plenty of special outings and excursions so that you can maximize your chances of meeting someone special. 

How the Right Senior Living Community Supports Your Romance 

So what happens when you finally find the one? Here, too, quality senior living communities shine. Want to spend a romantic evening at home? Head down to the dining hall for a gourmet dining experience without the expense and long drive. Need an easy weekend outing? Take a walk in the garden or head to yoga together. Craving a special romantic event? Enjoy live music, a party, or a holiday celebration. 

Senior living brings the romantic setting to you. All the trappings of romance are already there — fine dining, luxe settings, and plenty of fun ways to pass the time. The only missing ingredient is the right partner. So invest in senior living and turn the page to the next chapter of your romantic life.

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Topics: Senior Aging & Health, Lifestyle Tips

Chris Harper

Chris Harper

As the vice president of communications for The Arbor Company, Chris is responsible for digital marketing, public relations, technology and design.

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