Should Dating Ever Be Over?

great date night ideas for staying vibrant and young, together

Be Fresh, Feel Fresh & Act Fresh!

Men and women of senior age, say this aloud with me, “Life is not over after 50!”

This should especially be emphasized to those who remain single after 50, or who have lost a life partner and going through the silver years alone again.

Instead, senior dating is still possible if only we put effort in getting out and meeting people.

You don’t have to do it the old way by visiting night clubs, which should already be too loud for you anyway. Now, there are even online dating sites sites to help people meet other people their age.

Date night ideas can be exciting if people take the time to be creative.


Classic Date Night Ideas

Seniors often stay at home and do not go out and meet other people their age.

By using a dating website or getting out into the community, dates will soon follow.

A Classic lunch date or coffee meet-up is a quick and easy way to get acquainted. It is always fun to choose fun restaurants.

For example, grab some coffee and go to an open mic night or visit a restaurant that offers activities like painting.


Double Dates

Nervousness is common among seniors re-entering the dating world.

Why not double date with friends? This will put everyone at ease and help push conversations along.


Take a Class in Something


take a seniors class together

Date Night Ideas can be fun and relaxing too

Hands-on activities are a great way to get to know someone in a low pressure manner.

Why not sign up for dancing or cooking classes?

This gives two people something to bond over and a chance to learn something new.


Volunteer in the Community

Going out and gardening or working at a soup kitchen is a chance to do something positive for the community while getting to know another senior.

Such a date will shed light on compatibility and help people bond over helping others.


Participate in Local Events

Fairs, art gallery openings, high school plays and other community events are another low pressure date idea.

This is a chance to bond over common interests and support local businesses and organizations.


Consider Going to an Amusement Park

Who says that carnivals and amusement parks are only for the young?

This is a fun way for seniors to feel young again.

A couple can play games together, winning stuffed animals for one another and ride the Ferris Wheel, among other activities.


Do Something Active Together

Seniors can be active.

Why not go on a stroll through the park, swimming or to the gym together?

This keeps both the mind and body healthy and is also a fun way to spend the day together.


Gauge Interests

Mature singles need to think about their personal interests before deciding on a date.

If two people like to fish, then this is a great activity, but a vegetarian may not like this.

Talking about what you like to do in your spare time will help seniors decide on a memorable and fun date.

Taking a look at a Senior Dating sites can inspire older folk to get back into the dating world. This is a chance to feel excited again about life.

People over 50 will find that they enjoy life more and feel young again if they go out and meet people. Senior singles do not have to be alone. Instead, life can feel new again when they are older and wiser about meeting and dating other seniors.


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When not out organizing date nights for couples over 50, she writes online dating site reviews and price comparisons.

Fran Ralston – who has written posts on GeekandJock.