There are lots of great dating sites for over 50s, and more ways than ever to meet new people, so now might be a better time than ever before to get yourself out there...
So we spoke to dating expert and matchmaker at dating agency Mutual Attraction Caroline Brearley, and dating over 50s expert Lisa Copeland (findaqualityman.com), to get their expert opinion on just how to date when you're over 50...
Where our CEO gave a interview about the over 50s dating and older people meeting each other online.
The programme concluded that more and more older people are dating online and are generally savvy at using the internet.
In my teens, I waited by the phone for a boy, any boy, to call.
In my twenties it was all high drama, getting my heart broken and dating rotters.
We've compiled great ways to meet others and fabulous ideas for first dates. It may prompt you to send us angry missives about ageism.
And we've got only one rule: Stop looking at dating as a game or chore, and approach it with optimism and confidence. But here goes: The rest of us could learn a thing or two from the dating habits of 20-somethings.
Over the past month, we followed Washingtonians who are searching for love or who have recently found it.Their dating pool is a virtual ocean, still teeming with cute, smart, upwardly mobile types.