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"The next thing I know, I'm signing up for this, and I am not ready for it.

For those of us looking to start dating again over the age of 50 it can be a daunting prospect.

Divorces, separations and the loss of loved ones can leave us feeling unsure of how to proceed and questioning whether we should at all.

Participates gave a $10 donation to the food pantry to get in on the action.

Men sat at different tables, and women rotated from table to table in timed increments, staying only long enough to introduce themselves and talk a bit before moving on to the next potential love connection.

But it’s never too late to find love, companionship and happiness, no matter what your age is!

In fact more and more mature men and women are turning to online platforms as a viable way of meeting new people.

(Erin Gallagher, Daily Southtown)"I'm still getting used to being alone, just me and the dog, and I'm kind of liking it."About 50 people attended the Orland Township-hosted event at the 94 West Grill and Tavern, 15410 94th Ave., Orland Park.

The romantic ambience was set with table cloths, candles, roses and flower petals.

"I think it's better than the online stuff."Janet Hardy, of Frankfort, who has been a widow for 21 years, said there was little to lose and perhaps a lot to gain.

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers in Evergreen Park will expand its cancer treatment and health care offerings this fall through a partnership with University of Chicago Medicine.

The hospitals, which last year partnered to develop a pediatric subspecialty center at Little...

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