- the last period of human life, now often considered to be the years after 65.
Origin of old age
Middle English word dating back to 1300–50
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Examples from the Web for old age
The day when we have to come to some sort of reckoning with our old-age entitlements is rapidly approaching.You're Doing it Wrong: Social Security Life Expectancy Calculations
January 7, 2013
We're heading for a showdown between the recipients of old-age benefits, and recipients of all the other kinds of benefits.Is Demography Destiny?
November 7, 2012
Old-age Pensions have fallen on Ireland as a shower of gold.
The most conspicuous example of that effect has been Old-age Pensions.
A region typical of old-age topography is that around Caldwell, Kansas.Geology
William J. Miller
He is wondering, wondering if it has been but a dream, his old-age journey.The Wolf's Long Howl
For some months now the bleachery has been concerned on the subject of old-age pensions.Working With the Working Woman
Cornelia Stratton Parker