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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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Some older persons speaking during the Older Persons Parliament, for example, have alleged that older persons who need renal dialysis are turned away from public health care facilities because of their age.
Gently remind visitors not to forget about your older child.
But too often, older adults do not have access to the food they need to stay healthy," said Kate Maehr, executive director and CEO of the Food Depository.
The worst part about Christmas Day for almost one in 10 older people is spending so much time alone, with a further 11% revealing they get upset when they see other people with families on December 25.
A working group has been established to identify and combat negative references in the media relating to older people.
Data on older women used in the present article are taken from many sources.
Participants were involved in different interactive activities and group discussions to realize the issues and concerns of older people, Ms.
5 How can you ensure that older people are afforded respect and dignity in the work of the public sector and in hospitals and care settings?
55 percent of older white women (8,958,700), 74 percent of older African American women (1,302,000), 60 percent of Hispanic women (765,000), and 52 percent of Asian American women (317,000) are not married.
In fact, workers age 55 or older are two to five times more likely than younger workers to have disabilities related to diabetes, eye disorders, cardiovascular conditions such as coronary artery disease, and cancer, according to MetLife claims data.
Older buildings were typically designed with oversized equipment and much larger ceiling plans, because they were based on old-tech engineering with fewer motors and controls, so a modern boiler takes up one-fifth of the square footage of an older boiler giving you more flexibility and available space for installing new technology upgrades.
9 million women who were hospitalized for a delivery during the study period, of whom 12% were 19 or younger, 75% were aged 20-34, 11% were aged 35-39 and 2% were 40 or older.
I WAS interested to read Mr Lock's letter (Your Say, July 27) explaining the benefits of residential care for older people in the city.
A new study finds that homosexuality grows more likely with the greater number of biological older brothers--those sharing both father and mother--that a male has.
More than one-third of adults older than 65 fall each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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