But if you’ve never done online dating, where should you begin?
Here are five top sites where single Baby Boomers can go online to find friendship, companionship, and yes, even love.
A quick example: Over the past two years, the number of singles older than 50 who joined one of the dating sites run by People Media -- the number one provider of targeted, online dating communities for singles seeking meaningful relationships -- skyrocketed 400 percent.
Davis recommends that 50-plus singles join one large, general site, such as or e Harmony, for sheer volume, plus one smaller niche site targeted to their age group. Our Time has an estimated 1.1 million active members (all of whom are over the age of 50), who each visit the site an average of seven times a month.With people living longer and America's active baby boomers reaching retirement age, more and more people are turning to online dating services to find (or replace) Mr. The most popular online dating sites among active older adults are the biggies like and e Harmony.com, which serve millions of people of all ages and thus have the biggest pool of potential mates. In May 2011, operator IAC launched Our Time.com, a site dedicated to the 50-plus crowd.Given all of the interest in our generation, perhaps it’s no surprise that hundreds of baby boomer websites have popped up in the past few years.
Many of these websites help us to celebrate our past and relive our best memories.IAC, which owns sites like and Chemistry.com, started in 2011 for 50-and-over singles looking to date.