Baby boomers and speed dating


"Each time, people come in and they're a little tense and a little nervous ...

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I think they're looking for those out-of-the-box opportunities." People are living longer than ever, and many are realizing that romance doesn't have to stop with old age.

People in their 80s and 90s crave love just as much as the rest of us, explained Steven Loring, whose 2014 documentary "The Age of Love" follows a group of senior citizens in Rochester, New York, as they embark on a speed-dating adventure with hopes to find love, or at least companionship.

But remember what we did have growing up in the 1950s... Your first car, first job, or first ______ might also be in that mix.

Memories from the 1950s--they might be your parents, your siblings, your grand- parents or other relatives if you had them. Your neighborhood and the friends you found and played with? But in all cases, those times of our lives - the 1950s - indeed shaped us and made us what we are today, and quite likely we are stronger just for having lived them.

Home was a safe haven---no need for a security system, and if you locked your house at all, the key was in the milk chute!