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synonyms for elderly

  • aged
  • aging
  • old
  • retired
  • ancient
  • gray
  • been around
  • declining
  • hoary
  • long in tooth
  • lot of mileage
  • no spring chicken
  • olden
  • on last leg
  • over the hill
  • tired
  • venerable
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antonyms for elderly

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  • new
  • young
  • youthful
  • youth
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A range of inoculations may be needed to protect different groups like the elderly, he said.
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They are needed for nursing facilities for the elderly, and to take care of that growing elderly population.
HOW RISING EDUCATION FOR WOMEN IS SHAPING THE GLOBAL POPULATION - FACTS SO ROMANTICKIKI SANFORDAUGUST 19, 2020NAUTILUS
This includes looking after children and the elderly at home.
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We found that blood components from exercised mice, both adult and aged, can transfer memory and brain regeneration benefits to elderly “couch potato” mice.
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For instance, elderly people may need a vaccine that prods the immune system harder to make antibodies, and children may need different vaccines than adults do.
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Khan suggests that because these elderly people instead live at home with their families, they are less vulnerable.
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The team picked ten points in their lifespan, covering the entire range of newly born to adolescent to adulthood and the elderly.
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Not just the young girls but even the elderly women do not know how to use a sanitary pad.
MENSTRUATION COMES WITH INNUMERABLE TABOOS IN INDIALGBTQ-EDITORMAY 29, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
The mothers with small children, along with the elderly, were automatically sent to death.
AUSCHWITZ: WOMEN USED DIFFERENT SURVIVAL AND SABOTAGE STRATEGIES THAN MEN AT NAZI DEATH CAMPLGBTQ-EDITORAPRIL 19, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
I have one friend whose elderly parents are in two separate elder-care homes.
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WORDS RELATED TO ELDERLY

  • age-old
  • ancient
  • antediluvian
  • antiquated
  • antique
  • been around
  • creaky
  • elderly
  • getting on
  • gray
  • moth-eaten
  • oldie
  • over the hill
  • passé
  • rusty
  • senescent
  • senior citizen
  • shot
  • timeworn
  • venerable
  • worn
  • worse for wear
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