The matchmaking start-up Dating Ring had launched a successful crowd-funding campaign to fly out a planeload of single women from New York for a long weekend.
The assumption behind the outrageous stunt was that the Bay Area is overrun with lonely tech guys, while the Northeast corridor is plagued by an abundance of dateless women.
Whether through gray divorce, never marrying or an unfortunate death, more post 50s and baby boomers are single than previous generations.
But that doesn't mean their retirement options have to be limited, according to retirement expert Kathleen Peddicord.
This would be followed by creation of a comprehensive profile, which consists of a fair deal of information as well as pictures.