Speed dating for seniors
He says one woman told him, “‘My own children don’t ask me what’s in my heart, what I’m feeling.They ask me what I need, they take care of me, they love me.I do want to experience love,” says Jan, whose first marriage didn’t turn out “like a movie” but who still wants to find her soulmate.
Many interviews and hours of filming later, when “The Age of Love” premiered in April 2014 at the Newport Beach Film Festival in California, one audience member called it “the best reality show I have ever seen.” That might be because the film is an immensely honest look at ordinary people who find themselves unexpectedly looking for love later in life.
But they never ask me about what I’m feeling emotionally.
And I have so much to tell you..'” Through these encounters, Loring says he learned that nothing does really change.
The other was the head-over-heels first love that his bachelor uncle found when, at almost 80, he moved into an independent living community and fell head over heels for a woman even older than he was.
In response, Loring set out to find the answers to the questions “Do our hearts and desires change over a lifetime? ” As he searched for answers, the seniors in “The Age of Love” opened up to Loring in ways he never expected, even at their first meetings.
“Life goes on, and the ones who don’t let life go on are the ones who shortchange themselves.” As much as this film is about love, it’s also about resilience.