Tom Hartley retires and soon afterwards his wife dies. After years of happy marriage, he is left alone in the large family home. Realising that he has to build himself a new life, he moves into a smaller house, tries new activities and makes new friends amongst other lonely senior singles. He takes Spanish lessons, tries yoga, singles holidays, dancing, tennis and crosses America along Route 66, all with hilarious consequences as he throws himself into his new lifestyle. After gaining and losing one love, he finds another very unexpectedly.