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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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Now seventy-one (71) years old, he hopes to be released from prison due to his advanced age and failing health,' she further pointed out.
Advanced age was significantly associated with high tumour grade where 57(58.2%) and 5(5.1%) of high-grade tumours were found in the age groups 65-84 and >84 years, respectively (p=0.008), while it was not significantly associated with the muscle-invasion status.
If advanced age becomes a guaranteed get-out-of-jail ticket, you can expect government officials and employees to steal as much as they can from public coffers and collect as much commissions and grease money as they can when they approach retirement age.
Jolliemore 'was an individual closely approaching advanced age' on the disability onset date and that he 'changed to an individual of advanced age' on November 16, 2014.
Our study aimed to determine whether the risk of arrhythmia increases in pregnancy with advanced age.
Summary: Canberra [Australia], May 3 (ANI): A 104-year-old Australian scientist has decided to end his life in Switzerland, saying he "greatly regrets living to his advanced age".
Conclusion: Our study revealed that advanced age, prolonged mechanical ventilation and hyperglycemia are significant risk factors of delirium in post cardiac surgery patients.
As is well known, advanced age is one of the key risk factors for heart disease, but it can be partially mitigated by following a healthy lifestyle.
The researchers also found that nine of the 12 studies involved identified specific factors that are associated with increased MDR-GNB colonization risk, including advanced age, gender, co-morbid chronic diseases, history of recurrent hospitalization, increased interaction with healthcare workers, frequent antimicrobial exposure, delayed initiation of effective antibiotic therapy, presence of medical devices, decreased functional status, advanced dementia, fecal incontinence, non-ambulatory status, severe sepsis present on admission, and residency in a long-term care facility.
In 2013, the Government invested $1.8 million in Life and Living in Advanced Age: a Cohort Study in New Zealand Te Puwaitanga O Ng Tapuwae Kia Ora Tonu (LiLACS NZ) by the University of Auckland.
Even at my advanced age I still don't consider myself to be grown up and wouldn't want to be.
In the first episode we're introduced to Rudi, a cat who needs a huge mass removed from her ear, but at the advanced age of 21, a general anaesthetic carries a big risk.

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