Family and Relationships


A "speed dating" service hosting events in the U.S. and Canada. (Requires advance registration.)

AARP: Grandparenting
This site features "resources to help grandparents in various family roles, and for the professionals who work with them." Topics include raising grandchildren, family relationships, financial health, sharing time with grandchildren, and providing child care. Provides data, reports, fact sheets, articles, and legal resources. From AARP.

American Society on Aging (ASA)
A site for an umbrella organization focusing on professionals and organizations that serve older people. Includes information about conferences, training, publications, news, and special projects. The section on "constituent groups" offers information related to mental health, healthcare, religion and spirituality, gay and lesbian seniors, and business.
An online dating service for Catholic singles. (Requires membership fee.)
A "speed dating" service hosting events in the U.S. (Requires advance registration.)
An online dating service for exercise enthusiasts. (Basic service is free; some membership plans require a fee.)
An online dating service, based in the United Kingdom. (Membership is free.)

Friends Over 50, Friends Over 60
Online services for connecting with old friends and meeting new friends. (Membership is free.)

Offers grandparenting tips and other articles of interest to grandparents.

Provides grandparenting advice for baby boomers. (Note: Includes paid ads.)

GrandParents Magazine®
Contains articles and product reviews of interest to grandparents. (Note: Includes paid ads.)

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
A directory of federal, state, and private assistance available to grandparents raising grandchildren.

Green Singles
An online dating service for vegetarians, environmentalists, and other like-minded singles. (Basic service is free; some membership plans require a fee.)

Health-Track aims to help families and communities recognize relationships between chronic illnesses and environmental pollutants, to follow these links, and to make this information available for disease prevention. Based on the current model of tracking infectious diseases, it brings together in one place information on chronic diseases, environmental contaminants, and tracking efforts. This site is both searchable and browsable.
An online dating service for Jewish singles. (Basic service is free; some membership plans require a fee.)
A popular online dating service. (Requires membership fee.)

Men's Health
This site that focuses on men's health issues has sections on fitness; sex and relationships; food, nutrition, and recipes; money, career, and style. There's also daily tips and selected articles from the print
Men's Health Magazine.
A directory of singles events and dating services in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Australia.

The Right Stuff
An online dating service for graduates and faculty members from a select group of schools. (Requires membership fee.)

The Whole Family Center
Interactive site is aimed at understanding and improving all kinds of family relationships. Produced by experienced psychologists and includes articles on marriage, parenting, kids and teens, families, problems, coping with daily life. RealAudio presentations dramatizing family issues and their resolution. For a fee, users can sign up for online courses, but most content is free. Deals with such topics as infertility, anorexia, divorce, suicide as well as everyday family problems.

Widowhood/Starting Again
Answers and questions. Starting anew.

Provides helpful resources for widows and widowers, such as articles on bereavement and a bulletin board to post comments.