NY TIMES -- Apr 12 -- Hani joined JDate where she met David, a fellow graduate of Lafayette High School, class of '59. Her email,"David, is that you?" According to Nielsen/Net Ratings, the number of online dating site users 55 or older rose 19% in the last year. "As older folks and baby boomers become increasingly Internet-savvy, a lot of them are turning to online dating to find both romance and companionship," said Kristin Kelly, Match.com, whose 50-plus membership has tripled since 2000. "It's one of our fastest-growing segments," said Andrew Conru, CEO of FriendFinder, which operates SeniorFriendFinder with 400,000 members. FULL ARTICLE @ NY TIMES
Mark Brooks: My mother is learning to use a computer now, at 72. She's kicking it's ass at Scrabble.