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Senior Dating Safety Tips

November 8, 2013 by

Senior Dating & How To Stay Safe
However much we like to believe we are independent, we are really social animals. We need companionship and today, many are turning senior dating on-line to fulfil that need.

Even those of use who have never touched a computer before are coming on-line as silver surfers & turning to senior dating sites.

Senior dating on-line has many benefits. In our fast paced (well maybe not so fast for us seniors) world it is very convenient to be able to just jump on-line and start looking.

People don’t want to meet in bars, especially the more senior dating client. Sitting in front of a computer with a glass of wine and being extremely picky about who to choose appeals far more to me than a noisy and expensive pub/bar, or trying to learn some skill that I have no interest in (don’t ask) just so that I could get to meet some new people.

However, there are inherent risks when meeting and interacting with any strangers, on-line or off-line. So is there anything to be aware of when searching on-line for your senior dating match?
Senior Dating: Some Top Tips
* Once you have chosen a senior dating site (of course you know I recommend!) you need to set-up a profile.

The most important thing to-do for security is to create a strong password. Use alpha numeric & try splitting up words. e.g. mat4322ure.

Software criminals can use to get passwords is called a dictionary program, this automatically tries every word in the dictionary. By splitting your password you stop this but still have a password easy to remember.

* Be wary of people reluctant to answer questions. Of course you shouldn’t expect every detail of their life straight away, but they should be willing to answer reasonable questions. Use common sense.

* Here’s a big one. If anyone on-line ever asks you for money or any financial details run a mile. Even if you have been met physically & had a few dates I would suggest caution.

* Ask for a recent photo, you don’t want to meet someone to find the photo was how they used to look. Since then that pot belly has taken on a life of it’s own. Mature Dating Help has a built in system where members can verify their pictures.

* When the time comes to take senior dating offline & meet physically, make sure that you arrange it for a public place where there are people.

* Tell someone where you are going & with whom, you could even arrange a telephone call at a specific time so that they know you are okay.

Lastly I would like to suggest that you use your instincts, they can be the best ‘people reading’ tool & will often be right if you listen to it. Senior dating by nature means you are experienced with people, use it.

You can join our safe online dating service today by clicking here.

I would also like to point out that, although this article is about safety, most people have your best interests at heart. Don’t let the thought of the few ruin your senior dating prospects.

So use caution but also put everything into perspective, most people want you to be happy including everyone on our team here at Mature Dating Help, especially our Customer Service people.

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Just because you’ve reached retirement age doesn’t mean you’ve got to retire from an active social life. Mature dating is one of the hottest trends these days, especially when you consider how much more vital and healthy today’s senior citizens have become.

Years ago, people in their sixties may have been relegated to the old folks homes, but that isn’t the case any longer. Instead, retirement aged people are enjoying a long and healthy social life, thanks to advances in health care and the fact that people are living longer, happier lives.

Hey, if you’re a senior and returning to an active social life for the first time in years, you may think that you’ve been left behind. That isn’t the case at all. Even though you may feel like you’re a little bit “rusty” when it comes to dating, you shouldn’t hesitate to enter the mature dating scene and kick your personal relationships into high gear. To help, we’re offering these three top tips for mature dating:

1. At this stage in your life the pressure is off, so don’t pressure yourself. Think about it: you’re an active and vital senior citizen, and these days many of the things that may have consumed much of your life are behind you. If you’re retired, then you no longer face the daily grind at work, meaning you have the opportunity to explore a mature dating relationship that allows you to spend even more quality time with your potential mate. Don’t pressure yourself, instead take advantage of the fact that certain pressures — like work or career — are now behind you.

2. Don’t worry about your age. Age is nothing more than a number. You’ve heard the old expression that “you’re as young as you feel” and that’s absolutely true. Think about the fact that you have the opportunity to enjoy many, many more active years and more exciting personal relationships. When you think about putting together a date with another senior, consider doing more active things like golf or tennis or even a trip to the gym. Let’s face it, no matter your age, being in great shape is important, and that goes for the mature dating relationship as well.

3. Don’t be afraid of technology. Computers, the Internet, cell phones, and all sorts of new technology is around us and we’re exposed to it more and more every day. You’d be surprised how many people entering the mature dating scene are using technology to help them find a suitable partner. Whether it be an online dating site or simply chatting someone up via e-mail, technology is nothing to be afraid of and in fact may help you boost your ability to attract another person.

Sixty is the new forty, and mature dating is one of the things that today’s seniors can experience and enjoy. Don’t be afraid to take a chance on a new relationship, and follow these three top tips to help you have success.

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Unless you have found a way to operate a time machine or defy the laws of reality (if you have then do let us know at !), you are going to experience aging as we all do. This means fine lines may begin to appear, wrinkles, blemishes, or more serious health-related problems. However, while we may not be able to defy aging, we can certainly combat its effects with some sound advice.

The amount of exercise you need increases with your age. When the body ages, you have to provide more activity so the body can stay strong. You should at least take 5 days out of every week to go on a thirty minute walk. Change it up with strength exercises two times a week. This keeps your body in shape and assists in keeping other aging issues at bay.

Living can be very hard work. Even if you do not have a job outside of the home, it is going to take it out of you some days. Take the time to rest now and then. You could do this every day if your schedule permits but if it does not; be sure to rest and relax at least a couple times a week.

Do not get stuck in your old ways. The world is changing around you and to think that things will never change is just plain foolish. Evolve to meet the changes and embrace them. Accepting these changes can lead to wonderful adventures for you even through your golden years.

These tips may not be the answer to looking like you are twenty while you are really fifty, but they will certainly help you look and feel a good deal younger each day. You should stay on a steady routine and continually repeat these tips on the same schedule to ensure their effects are lasting.

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