Soda, which takes its name from the term ‘social dating’, is the latest dating app attempting to take on UK market leader Tinder, which last year boasted 26 million “matches” per day globally.Matchmaking may be an ancient art, but it has become an increasingly profitable one in the 21st century thanks to an explosion in websites and apps.
Today, 40 percent of singles have dated someone they met online, while only 25 percent met a first date through a friend.
"PHONE BUDDIES FOR HOLLYWOOD'S ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY" PROGRAM Seniors retired from the entertainment industry get friendly phone calls from volunteers currently in the industry.
Soda, which launched last month, is billed as a social dating app that encourages individual users to meet up in person, rather than first spending hours exchanging virtual messages on often banal subjects.
Creator Blair Waller has taken the bold step of not installing a chat facility on his product, with the aim of to encouraging potential matches to meet naturally while socialising, and hopes to see a surge in members ahead of Valentine’s Day on February 14.
To promote and support seniors who enjoy going to the theater. Watch Video Home-bound elderly receive a glossy package of art work from the museum’s exhibitions and call in to access the accompanying lecture through a teleconferencing system all to keep home-bound elderly involved in artistic activities. Senior art workshops providing the full experience of visiting museums, discussing artwork, and creating their own artistic forms of expression.
The art program aims to keep elderly who are in adult day care involved in artistic activities. Seniors receive customized visual and performing arts activity training at assisted living, residential communities, adult day care and other senior sites. Senior stand up comedy is performed by senior comics for senior audiences.
"There is a different level of exposure to disappointment and that's captured in the poor overall scores." Once considered taboo, online dating is now a socially accepted and booming multibillion dollar business that continues to grow.
More than half, or 53 percent, of single people have created a dating profile, according to Match's recent Singles in America study, which polled over 5,000 single men and women in December.
Seniors submit their artwork for a chance at winning the grand prize award or cash prizes for their senior living community. Watch Video A senior arts legacy project dedicated to archiving senior artist's work and collecting background information and bios on individual living artists. The site aims to encourage older adults to start to or to continue to create art by showcasing their work and by providing a shared space to exchange ideas, opportunities and resources. The New Horizons Senior Glee Club is made up of an all-volunteer senior ensemble of musicians, singers and talented older adults, ages 65 and over, who share their time and determination to entertain older adults and young children. Watch Video Elders Share the Arts is an art organization for older adults which assists them to learn, create and engage in their community.