Author: Walker Thornton

August 16, 2019

Online Dating for Older Women

Improve your online dating experience with these tips – and learn more at an August 20 workshop conducted by a Senior Planet member.

February 9, 2018

Online Dating for Older Women

Improve your online dating experience by updating your view of what women can do and say.

March 30, 2016

Intimacy in Old Age: An Unusual Photo Essay

Isadora Kosofsky documented the intimate lives of a threesome living in separate retirement homes. Their story raises questions about senior’s rights.

March 1, 2016

New Technology Helps Solo Women Find Pleasure

Women from age 18 to 95 helped develop a new sex-ed site, OMGYES, that shows you — interactively — how to have an orgasm.

December 11, 2015

The Big Senior Relationship Debate

The type of relationship that once worked might not be your best fit anymore. What works now? Join the discussion!

November 19, 2014

The Best Senior Dating Sites

We evaluate the dating sites—including seniors-only options for those seeking love, fun, friendship or a travel partner.

March 5, 2014

TMI? How to Keep Your Private Life Private and Still Have Your Say

Have you ever Googled yourself? You might be surprised at how much information about you is available online – and how much of it will outlive you.

November 8, 2013

Aging Alone Doesn’t Have to Mean Lonely

“Alone” doesn’t have to mean lonely if we build strong connections – online and off.

August 16, 2013

Grieving the Loss of a Partner: To Each Her Own

Each experience of grief is unique. When this writer recently lost her ex-husband, her depth of emotion surprised her and sent her on a journey exploring their past.

July 12, 2013

Online Dating: Do You Know Who You’re Looking For Now?

We’ve experienced a lot and have definite ideas about what works in our lives. The maturity of our years can help us to be clearer about what we want in a relationship.

May 14, 2013

Senior Sex: 5 Health Reasons to Keep Having It

More than 70% of women in their 70s are celibate—and that’s not healthy. From pain relief to cardiovascular fitness, here are 5 reasons why sex is good for you at every age.

March 27, 2013

How to Take Online Dating Offline

Online dating might be the surest way to meet someone – but how do you make the transition from online to a real, in-the-flesh-date? Welcome to a new 21st-century problem – and some solutions.

February 7, 2013

How To Set Up Your Online Dating Profile in 4 Easy Steps

The “diva of dating” walks you through building a safe and effective profile, step by step.

January 25, 2013

Me, My Hair and Dating

When men look at an older woman’s dating profile, is gray hair a turnoff? And does that really mean we should dye it?