20 seriously good social networking sites, clubs and forums for over 50s

Joining new clubs and societies is a great way to get out there and meet new people, but if you live in a rural area with limited social opportunities or just find it hard to step out of your comfort zone, this can be rather tricky. Scroll down to find out about our 20 best social networking sites, clubs and forums for the over 50s.

20 seriously good social networking sites for over 50s

With more of our lives being lived online, this list of social networking sites for over 50s should keep even the most seasoned silver surfer busy. From meet up groups to making the most of life, there should be something for everyone.

20 best social networking sites for over 50s:

  1. Silversurfers – connect with people from similar walks of life
  2. Yahoo Groups – a dedicated social community for over 50s
  3. Meetup – Meetup helps you to connect with people in your community to try something new
  4. Senior Chatters – a place to chat, create personal blogs and join group forums
  5. Buzz50 – a social networking site for seniors over 50
  6. 50connect – living life to the full, health, entertainment, food and drink, finance and more!
  7. Dogster – a site dedicated to dog lovers
  8. Catster – a site dedicated to cat lovers
  9. Hell’s Geriatrics – invites you to grow old disgracefully
  10. The Oldie – an online newspaper for over 50s
  11. Modern & Mature – a site aimed to help you make the most of your golden years
  12. Older is Wiser – branded as the ‘social networking site for grown-ups’
  13. Never Mind The Bus Pass – a site aimed at those of us who don’t feel our age
  14. Gransnet – a website specifically aimed at grandparents
  15. Over 50s Forum – a place to chat, share and make friends
  16. Forces Reunited – a place for ex-servicemen to find old friends
  17. Friends Reunited – the place to find old friends and new
  18. Over Fifties Forum - a social networking and dating site for over 50s
  19. Fun at Fifty – an online dating site for over 50s
  20. Fifty Plus Forum – a forum to discuss interests and chat to others 

So if you’re stuck in a rut or just fancy reaching out to like-minded people, try any of the above sites. Social networks can be a great way of meeting new people, helping your local community, or connecting with old friends and family.

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