Until now, I always thought people who resort to dating agencies must be a little desperate. I have never before even been set up by friends or been on a blind date.
But then I reached the first anniversary of my divorce and, much to my surprise, having sworn off men for life, I started to wonder, with the prospect of a great big yawning new year stretching ahead of me, whether there might be someone out there for me and, if so, how on earth am I going to find him?
With such a terrible track record, I started to realise that, if I couldn't meet someone when I was in my prime, how on earth was I going to meet someone now I'm 50?
We know that living in an aged care facility limits the amount of socialising some people can do outside their home.
Our older dating agency offers people with limited ability or time to socialise a way to safely and comfortably meet new people.
Irish by birth, and having made a fortune in hotels, she now divides her time between Cannes and London.
Five years ago, with an address book positively bulging with successful but often lonely men and women, she decided to set up a dating agency.
Our diverse range of clientele means that we are the leading or older.
This large dating pool gives everyone a chance to find what they like, no matter who that may be.
Our dating agency is also a sensitive and supportive environment for divorced or bereaved seniors who are ready to find companionship again.
If you’re an older person looking for the kind of affection and love that only a committed partner can provide, we are here for you and can move at the pace you’re comfortable in.
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