Here are a few obstacles many seniors need to get passed in their twilight years: Happiness is important at any age, but companionship plays a huge role in contributing to good quality of life and happiness as a senior citizen.
The administration also reported the number of Americans age 45-64 rose by 33% from 2000-2011.
A large number of these Americans are single, with 55% of women and 28% men over 65 stating they were unmarried.
Believe it or not, many find companionship and love in senior living communities.
Whether it’s assisted living or independent living, being in close proximity and sharing activities, meals and lives together in these close-knit communities contributes to seniors’ happiness and overall quality of life.
Read these stories of seniors who found love in assisted living and discover why love prospered in these unlikely places.