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Spend one night out with some Wisconsin ladies and you will never forget it.

She lost her one-and-only years ago, and knowing he would want her to be happy, Hemming found herself at a series of events hosted by the Madison Senior Center centered on helping people make a match in their later years.

Hemming managed to convince a few friends to come with her to the Madison Concourse Hotel.

They had six minutes to meet and greet their fellow seniors, all at least 65 years old, in the first senior speed dating event of its kind.

Richard Rathmann has missed the days of face-to-face interactions, so much so that he has even turned to the internet to meet up with single women in his age group."I find it's really hard to meet people. Rathmann and Hemming were two of 16 people who came out to the speed dating event, a sign that a more mature crowd is looking for ways to make a connection.

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Between the possibility of a partner passing away and the odds of a divorce, De Lamater said it's becoming more and more common for people to be left behind later in life.

Just as the number of available singles decreases and the opportunities to meet people go online, De Lamater said the physical and emotional benefits of a relationship only grow stronger."Being in a relationship like that could make you healthier, could help solve some of the health care issues as well," De Lamater said.

I’m pretty sure Wisconsinites are funny for the same reason the Iowa Writers Workshop is home to the best writers in the world. I know women who do woodwork, make their own clothes, grow their own food, and have a decent mastery of all things mechanical.

Even those of us who aren’t quite so good at the handywoman thing (I’m pretty sure I got an F- in shop class) know how to take care of ourselves.

That was the last date she ever went on."March 19, 1963," Hemming said.