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Being Single–Two Views

Posted on 01/10/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Your LifeI have lived half my life alone. However, it appears I am not ‘alone.’ According to our AARP Community research, 37% of Boomers are single, either “never married” (12%), divorced/separated (21%) or widowed (4%). And while being single does not necessarily mean you live alone, 57% of boomer singles live alone and another 25% live only with their children. So, how did I end up being alone at this stage in my life? I was happily married for ten years, …

The Life of Senior Singletons

Posted on 07/25/2008 by |General News | Comments

Home & FamilyDespite the stereotype of the lonely “old maid,” senior singletons (as they’re popularly called) are actually living it up!