[WATCH] New York City’s Single Seniors on a Post-Pandemic Search for Love

Shaking off their frail and vulnerable image, New York City’s older-aged singles are navigating dating and sex on a renewed quest for intimacy. After two years in which they experienced some of the harshest forms of physical isolation due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many are joining younger singles in a post-vaccination dating boom. In her one-bedroom Hell’s Kitchen apartment in midtown Manhattan, 86-year-old Hattie “Retroage” tells SBS Dateline thats she is “both cursed and blessed” with a powerful sex drive.

Originally published on October 7th, 2022

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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