The area’s best chefs from haute spots like the Inn at Little Washington, 1789, and local-chain-turned-national sweetgreen squeezed in to one location along with the region’s top farmers and food artisans.—a bell rings and everyone must move on to the next person. Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture in Alexandria, Virginia, is preparing for its second Farmer-Chef Speed Dating session this fall, after a wildly successful first meeting.Utilizamos las cookies para ayudar a personalizar contenido, adaptar y medir los anuncios, y facilitar una experiencia más segura.Al hacer clic o navegar en el sitio, aceptas que recopilemos información dentro y fuera de Facebook mediante las cookies.
more SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Dating at any age can be stressful, exhausting, even hazardous to one’s self-esteem.
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Meetings are roughly once a month and members are asked to commit 2-4 hours/month outside of meetings as well.
To help right this imbalance, some seniors are borrowing a strategy from younger generations and trying speed dating in hopes of again feeling that spark of attraction.“It’s hard meeting a man who’s single,” said Sandy Camero, 69, who attended a recent event at the Igo Branch Library designed for seniors who wanted to meet new people.
“They’re either too old and don’t ever want to do anything, or, if they’re my age, they’re looking for someone younger.”While we as a society often obsess over the physical needs of the elderly, we rarely talk about the emotional desires for friendship, intimacy, even love and sex that don’t evaporate upon receipt of an AARP membership card.“You’ll hear a family say, ‘But we fill grandma’s time,’” said Kelley Kelch, who leads the Older Adult Ministry at Oak Hills Presbyterian Church. But no one wants to talk about the other needs grandma might have.”In addition to her church position, Kelch has hosted two senior speed dating events designed to help folks ages 65 to 85 meet one another for companionship.