Jun 9, 2015 2:15 PM EDT
NYC (MainStreet) — final summer time, the buzz ended up being exactly about the Florida-based your retirement community with mid-morning happy hours, a black market in Viagra and free-loving moving seniors. The rowdy retirees of this Villages had been pictured inside their tennis carts swilling booze that is cheap all grins and happy times.
Unfortuitously, the reality for all older Americans is significantly different. With young ones spread and few buddies staying, loneliness could be a significant psychological — and real — wellness concern. A new website states that it really is arriving at the rescue, assisting those 50 and over uncover new friends, travel companions, roommates and вЂњactivityвЂќ buddies.
Boomerly launched simply a week ago, claiming people from around the entire world, as well as the free solution is designed to connect users with individuals who will be like them, вЂњno matter where they live.вЂќ
Margaret Manning, the creator of SixtyandMe.com, a web log community of вЂњover 100,000 Baby Boomer ladies,вЂќ created the matchmaking that is new after performing a web study of 2,000 seniors.