Andy Precop first met Muriel, his future wife, under the most unusual of circumstances in 2006.
Then 76, Andy was at the hospital three times a week to care for his wife of that time during her dialysis treatment.
Senior Match is the original and No.1 senior dating site in the world.
Senior Match has been catering to senior singles for the past 14 years.
Count the increasing numbers of older women who want to date but are not interested in remarrying (the Pew points to a gender gap there), and you get a picture of seniors swarming the dating sites.
Still, while the headlines want us to believe that hundreds of thousands of seniors are happily engaged in online dating and finding our next partners via their profiles, would that it were that simple!
“To find someone after losing a partner, it’s a very good life.” Like Andy and Muriel, more single seniors than ever before are seeking relationships today.A recent Pew survey on remarriage found that divorce rates for older Americans have doubled since 1990 and one in two divorced or widowed seniors had remarried in 2013.That represents a big boost for senior dating sites and an increase in the number of older singles populating the big sites like In fact, with 1 in 6 Canadians aged 65 or over, and with 55-64 year olds outnumbering those aged 15-24 for the first time, the senior age group in Canada now includes a vast section of the population – many of whom are vibrant, interesting men and women who also happen to be looking for a second shot at love.If you're among them, then perhaps it's time to count yourself lucky: you happen to be in very good company!