[el-der-hos-tl] /ˈɛl dərˌhɒs tl/
an international nonprofit organization that offers older adults short-term, low-cost courses, housing, and meals, usually on college campuses.
[el-der-lee] /ˈɛl dər li/ adjective 1. of advanced age; old: discounts for elderly patrons. 2. of or relating to persons in later life. noun 3. (used with a plural verb) elderly people collectively; senior citizens (usually preceded by the): Doctors recommend that young children and the elderly get vaccinated. /ˈɛldəlɪ/ adjective (of people) 1. adj. […]
noun a manner of communicating to older people using a slow rate of speaking, simplified syntax, vocabulary restrictions, and exaggerated prosody on the assumption that their age makes them cognitively impaired Examples Elderspeak is common in nursing homes, hospitals and other settings where frail elders are found.
noun 1. an influential citizen, often a retired high official, whose advice is sought by government leaders. 2. any influential member of a company, group, etc., whose advice is respected. 3. Japanese History. any of the political leaders who retired from official office but continued to exert a strong influence in the government and who […]
noun 1. an influential female citizen, often a retired high official, whose advice is sought by government leaders. 2. any influential female member of a company, group, etc., whose advice is respected.