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OLD AGE. This needs no definition. Sometimes old age is the cause of loss of memory and of the powers of the mind, when the party may be found non compos mentis. See Aged witness; Senility.

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Roman noted there is not too much budgetary requirement of the old-age pension increase for veterans, the problem, however, is to find its funding source.
The official said that Rs 91 million to be disbursed in 3,594 beneficiaries as old-age grant during current financial year, he added.
For women, spousal old-age retirement yields a significant increase in long-term sickness absence of 6.
The advocates of the GE frame make a third claim, arguing that policies unfair to working age adults have thrived in part due to the political influence of old-age interest groups such as AARP (Farlie, 1988; Longman, 1989).
6% and in Eastbourne, with the highest number of old-age pensioners in the United Kingdom and Liberal Democrat council, the council tax will rise by 23.
As a result, the government will sponsor private old-age savings.
Roosevelt's landmark social insurance legislation of 1935, which inaugurated the nation's federal-state system of unemployment insurance as well as its purely federal old-age insurance program.
In 1889 Germany became the first nation in the world to enact a national compulsory old-age pension system, which was one of several social insurance programs introduced in Germany during the 1880s.
This omnibus piece of legislation, certainly the most important social welfare law in the nation's history, marked the beginning of the nation's public assistance (welfare), unemployment compensation and old-age or Social Security programs.
What then would be the responsibilities of the old-age vocation?
The book, on the basis of a sample survey of 50,000 households in India, describes regional variations and differences between the rural and urban old in terms of health problems, financial constraints, and both geographical spread and functioning of old-age homes.
FDR's compulsory old-age pension program was nearly stricken from his grander "economic security bill" in the House Ways and Means Committee and again on the House floor, where an amendment to strike the program mustered a third of the votes cast.