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Spring is in the air, or soon will be, and if you’re seeking a new relationship through online dating sites, it’s time to update that profile. Post a new picture and update your activities and interests. What classes are you taking? What concerts have you attended and enjoyed? What sort of person do you want to share your life with?

And while you’re at it, there are some terrific books out on the entire topic of online dating for seniors. Here are some of the best:

Boomer Guide to Finding True Love Online by Ken Solin

This book’s foreword was written by John Gray of Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus fame. It will help you write the perfect online profile, help you form appropriate expectations about first dates and encourage you as you find a lasting relationship.

Internet Dating for Senior Women: It’s About Love and Romance by Carole Kincaid

Find tips, insider information and advice in this helpful book. Also learn how to avoid the pitfalls that can occur with online dating—and how to transition from an online relationship to a real-life one.

Senior Dating Guide: Senior Dating Advice and Tips by Ndokwu Enesha

Seniors are often lonely. This book tells how the author moved from a single, lonely life to a remarriage and happiness.

Senior Online Dating: We Are Not Dead Yet by Dr. Martin Dorenbush

A first-person story of a widower who plunged into the world of online dating and is glad he did. Entertaining and practical reading.