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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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Volunteers from Home Instead Senior Care raised PS300 for the Bring Joy Foundation, a charity set up in 2014 to bring fun and joy back in to the lives of elderly people.
The expense of continuous, at-home care is one of the primary reasons that elderly people move into care facilities.
He said University of Botswana was a living testimony of some of the developments that the elderly people contributed, adding they were donating cattle to ensure success story of the institution.
Abdullah said there had also been "other elderly people who suffered from breathing difficulties".
[7] The aim of this study was to assess the nutritional health of the elderly people in an urban slum, Hyderabad.
The director of food company stated, "we had developed this ordinary looking meal so that elderly people could still savor eating suitable healthy food."
I have heard people saying that the elderly people were actually there because their children have abandoned them.
The initiative, which was started as a result of Omantel's belief in the importance of Internet and social media, is a bid to enhance the ability of elderly people to communicate with younger generations, a press release said.
"55% of the respondents (elders) think that the needs of elderly people are ignored.
During a rescue operation two elderly people who were trapped in the apartment were taken out through a window and transported to a private clinic as a precaution.
Number of elderly people including those having 65 years of age or above is around nine million in Pakistan, of which around 30 percent are suffering from one or other type of neurological and psychological disorders.
He presented the elderly people gifts marking the Eid Al-Fitr and inquired about their health, living conditions and needs and wished them health and long life.

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