Dating app Glimmer wants to help folks with disabilities find love

Steve Anderson, center, looks at his Glimmer dating profile on his smart phone with his mother Christine and brother Geoff on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at their home in Kenilworth, IL. Anderson, who has cognitive disabilities, inspired his brother Geoff to create the lifestyle application, which aims to make online dating and socializing easier for adults with disabilities. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

CHICAGO: More than 4,500 dating service companies exist today, but for Chicago resident Geoff Anderson, it wasn't enough. 

After seeing his brother Steve, a 33-year-old living with cognitive disabilities, try a handful of dating apps – to no avail – Anderson knew there was a problem to solve. 

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