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Snowstorms are especially difficult for the elderly, who often have trouble walking in snowMany elderly people in this country live very active, independent lives.

Snowstorms are especially difficult for the elderly, who often have trouble walking in snow.

In the apartment above us, there is an elderly couple who have been married for over 50 years.

An elderly man had a heart attack on the bus this morning, and had to be taken to the hospital.

Her elderly uncle still rides his bicycle to do his grocery shopping even though he is over 90 years old.

Aboriginal cultures hold a great deal of respect for the elders of their people.

The young boy helped the elderly woman cross the street.

When asked at what age a man should marry, Francis Bacon answered saying, A young man not yet, an elder man not at all.

Studies have shown that an elderly adult can do well with 4 to 6 hours of sleep per night.

Elderly women are more likely to live alone than elderly men.

In the rural areas of Zimbabwe, it is considered polite to remove your hat when greeting an elderly person.

In Korea, at meal times, the elderly are served first, and children are served last.

In Ghana, elders are considered wise because of their life experiences.

An Ibo proverb tells us that what an elder sees sitting, the young can't see standing.

Someone once said that the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.

The elderly face numerous challenges presented by both physical decline, and the attitudes of society in general.

Discussion question: Who should be responsible for taking care of the elderly, their family or the government?

Find someone who is living with an elderly parent.

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