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of greater age than another

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advanced in years

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used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son

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skilled through long experience

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Many of the older ones were, of course, too old to master the text-books very thoroughly, and it was often sad to watch their struggles; but they made up in earnest much of what they lacked in books.
There were those younger, those older, and those of the same age.
It seemed to her that by some strange impulse of the gods, a great gift had been brought to Mary Hardy and she could not understand the older wom- an's determined protest.
Wallace helped write a National Research Council report on the health and safety needs of older workers, which addresses environmental exposures.
The updated system should be able to work with new systems and accept applications from older versions.
Created by the Welsh Government in 2008, the Older Peoples Commissioner for Wales is the independent voice and champion for older people aged 60 and over across Wales.
While older persons are often said to enjoy particular respect, the reality is that too many societies limit them.
Here in Wales around 25% of our population are older people, they are carers, volunteers, councillors, the backbone of many charities, they take part in the workplace and much, much more.
Accordingly these trends offer older persons prospects for improving their quality of life.
Spend time every day, even just a few minutes, alone with the older child.
Wealth and education play a significant role in technology use among older Americans, with 90% of seniors who have an annual household income of $75,000-plus going online, compared to only 39% of older adults who earn less than $30,000 in a year.
The Welsh Senate of Older People was officially launched in October 2010, when representatives of the Welsh Government were invited to sign a charter, committing to promote the senate and its aims.
The Welsh Senate of Older People was officially launched on October 1, 2010, when representatives of the Welsh Government were invited to sign a charter, committing to promoting the Senate and its aims.
It is especially true because developed and industrialized nations of Europe and North America have been leading the process of population ageing (United Nations, 2003) and developed nations as a whole now have many people aged 55 years and over as compared to children aged 15 years and below, while the developing countries, by contrast, still have a high proportion of children under age 15 and a relatively low proportion of older people (Kinsella and Velkoff, 2001).
1 You are the second Older People's Commissioner for Wales, what difference do you hope to make?
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