the elderly


: elderly people
providing care for the elderly

Examples of the elderly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nonetheless, Schneider said the company’s growing interest in the elderly does not come at the expense of its baby food arm. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune Europe, 3 June 2024 The city was handing out cases of water and setting up portable toilets at several fire stations and first responders were checking high rise residences to see if the elderly or other vulnerable residents were OK. CBS News, 1 June 2024 The driver of the SUV struck by the patrol car was also treated at a hospital and released, while the elderly driver of the gold Lexus was uninjured in the crash, FOX11 reported. Stephen Sorace, Fox News, 30 May 2024 Mail-in balloting should be an option for all and especially for people with disabilities, the elderly, individuals who travel for work, students, and our rural communities. Baltimore Sun Media, Baltimore Sun, 11 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for the elderly 

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“The elderly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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