You have to be be approved to join this group by recommendations of a member of this group or another Meetup group leader that you are in.When applying for approval state the persons name that recommends you. There is a $6.00 annual fee to belong in this group to help pay for the advertising fee. This group is composed of single, widowed, divorced , married men and women who are over the age of 55. This is not a dating service . The purpose of this group is to build lasting friendships, sharing ideas, encourage participation, have fun and enjoy events and activities with other like minded people. If this sounds like you, then this is the place for you. We are creating an atmosphere of friendship through activities such as dining out, theater, touring places of interest. The choices are many and varied and all up to you. If you are someone who wants more out of life with more friendships and are a senior then this is the group for you. No Pressure come as yourself.