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But it isn't." Loring provides speed-dating kits to senior centers and communities that screen his film, with instructions for how to host their own event.
Phillips and her staff have already witnessed dozens of love connections: There's the couple who met at a restaurant for their first date and talked for hours until they realized they'd forgotten to order dinner, and the man who had to undergo a sudden open-heart surgery weeks after meeting someone: "His girlfriend came in and said, 'I am so glad we met, because that would have been a very lonely experience for him to go through,'" Phillips said. "The only word I can come up with is transformative," she said.I think they're looking for those out-of-the-box opportunities." People are living longer than ever, and many are realizing that romance doesn't have to stop with old age.People in their 80s and 90s crave love just as much as the rest of us, explained Steven Loring, whose 2014 documentary "The Age of Love" follows a group of senior citizens in Rochester, New York, as they embark on a speed-dating adventure with hopes to find love, or at least companionship.You stalk them on every social media platform possible before switching to eating only GMO-foods for a year. You loved him a lot and this is your first real heartbreak. You reconnect with all the friends you had turned your back on during your First Adult Relationship and vow never to forget them again. AGES 22–24 Online dating (aka, That Time of Which I Shall Not Speak Of). The gifts you get are slightly less nice because let's face it, they're not old enough to fully appreciate you or have gobs of money to spoil you with.Hey, even if all the dates aren't great (and, trust me, they won't be), the stories are usually amazing. It's lackluster, but you get your shit together and realize exactly what you want. AGES 28–beyond You have several (or just a few) (or just one) relationships with men who are your equals and who love and respect you.AGE 20 1/2 The Whole Foods bro turns out to be pretty solid and you date him for the rest of college.
You two move into an apartment that your parents have to cosign for and you wait tables and he slings Kombucha after class.
(Until he dumps you to go to college and you want to die.)AGE 17 Why are all the senior boys dating freshman girls? AGE 18 Seventeen million crushes on every guy who looks at you, talks to you, or is seated near you in chem lab.
Your new motto: "Leave no boy unmade out with." And you live up to your motto.
"This is definitely out-of-the-box thinking for us, and for a lot of senior centers," she said.
"But with the influx of baby boomers, and as more people are aging ...
Picture this: A group of senior citizens gather in a room, mingle over drinks and snacks, and then find their seats at one of the many small tables, one man and one woman at each.