The Stitch Service for Senior Citizens Helps Connect Older Folk

By: Rahul Kalvapalle - Sep 15, 2014
References: stitch.net & theatlantic
Stitch is an online service for senior citizens that aims to help connect them with other people their age. The increasingly popular service was started by Australian national Andrew Dowling, who wanted to come up with a service to help older adults find companionship. The app has often been labeled as a 'Tinder for seniors' service, but Dowling insists that the service is not geared towards casual hook-ups, but rather the complete opposite.

This service for senior citizens may turn out to be a boom, as one of the inevitable aspects of getting older is that your social circles begin to shrink as people die or move and relationships pass their sell-by date.

Stitch helps address the resulting problem of loneliness and isolation among the elderly and helps them connect with others their age.