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elder

noun adult, advanced in years, ancestor, ancient, antiquated, antique, archaic, early, elderly, matured, older man, older woman, one of the older generation, original, senior, senior citizen, superannuated, veteran, vintage
Associated concepts: elder care, medicare, social security
See also: adult, predecessor, primogenitor
References in classic literature ?
at once shadowy and sensual, A tender loin of beef, a hind-quarter of veal, a spare-rib of pork, a particular chicken, or a remarkably praiseworthy turkey, which had perhaps adorned his board in the days of the elder Adams, would be remembered; while all the subsequent experience of our race, and all the events that brightened or darkened his individual career, had gone over him with as little permanent effect as the passing breeze.
The average at that time in the Grand Duchy of Baden was forty-five to a young person (when alone), according to the official estimate of the home secretary for that year; the average for older people was shifty and indeterminable, for whenever a wholesome young girl came into the presence of her elders she immediately lowered their average and raised her own.
Knightley, a sensible man about seven or eightandthirty, was not only a very old and intimate friend of the family, but particularly connected with it, as the elder brother of Isabella's husband.
Willoughby took his usual place between the two elder Miss Dashwoods.
Interestingly, confusion defining a pain management standard of care has attorneys wondering whether claims against physicians for the under-treatment of chronic pain should arise in the new theories of elder abuse statutes or should simply be an extension of the more traditional medical malpractice negligence suits.
In other words, we were trained how to enjoy life, which is going to be what most of us will do when we join the elder class.
At the same time he was serving increasingly responsible roles within SP Recycling, Elder was involved in numerous industry trade associations on behalf of the company, including the Georgia Pulp & Paper Association, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) and the Paper Stock Industries (PSI) Chapter of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc.
So, however uncomfortable you are with this, you're going to have to realize that this is a profoundly important category of elder (resident) that you'll be serving.
In a supplementary note titled "The Articles of Faith" (2003), Elder emphasizes that, "Eros and Wonder is a film about transformations--about transformations of imagery; about history as transformation; about eros as a transformative power; about that old Eisensteinian idea of collage and montage as transformation; but most of all, about the transformations of the self.
Sharon Galway, Toronto (East) Regional Elder Abuse Consultant, Ministry of Citizenship, Toronto.
Still, the term elder abuse raises questions among even the most seasoned law enforcement officers.
It was not Karen Stevenson Brown's intention to create a Web site to market her practice, which consists mostly of elder care consulting.