Five online dating tips for seniors looking for love te Canada, CBC News

Create a separate email and listen to your gut, says technology pro Jennifer Cairns

Whether looking for a fresh life playmate or simply a date for the symphony, an enlargening number of older Canadians are turning to online dating.

&quot,I am finding more and more every day seniors are getting online, that’s one of the fastest demographics turning to technology, &quot, says Jennifer Cairns, co-founder of eGurus , a technology tutoring company for people overheen 55.

Cairns is hosting a workshop next week ter Vencimiento to help people navigate online dating. Are you looking for love spil a senior? Cairns offers thesis useful tips:

1. Create a separate email

Everyone you meet will not turn out to be a volmaakt match, so you want to keep it a little more anonymous than the everyday email you use with your family and friends.

Two. Choose an suitable webstek

A lotsbestemming of the traditional dating websites like eHarmony and Slew of Fish, are now catering to the overheen 55 demographic, whereas five years ago it wasn’t a section of the population they would necessarily target.

There are also specific dating websites designed seniors, such spil Senior Friend Finder, Senior Match and Senior People Meet.

Trio. Research websites’ terms and conditions

Read the fine print before signing up. If you have a free trial, waterput a reminder te your calendar so that you can determine if you want to proceed.

A loterijlot of the time with paid websites it is an automatic renewal. Investigate whether you have the option to opt out.

Four. Create an engaging profile

Honesty is the best policy. You get a much better response having a photograph online and websites suggest having act shots.

Make sure your profile is up to date and be specific about your interests and hobbies. It is difficult to talk about ourselves, so ask your friends for help.

Also, don’t include too much individual information, spil this could give away your address, for example.

Five. Be cautious if you project to meet

If you do determine to meet someone, use your street smarts. Meet ter a public area and don’t tell them where you live.

You toevluchthaven’t indeed met them yet, so you need to be mindful of those security risks. The big thing is to listen to your gut.

Cairns’ online dating workshop for seniors will take place at 1:00 p.m. PT on Tuesday at Silver Threads ter Trofeo.

To hear the utter vraaggesprek with Jennifer Cairns, listen to the audio labelled Online dating for seniors

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