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Questions with the noun Old age

4 examples:

How young can you die of old age?
(Steven Wright)

How can you get smallpox in old age?
(Sicilian proverb)

Are you insured against old age?
(NBC Today, )

Want to prevent cognitive decline and dementia in old age?
(NBC Today, )

Sentences with the noun Old age

99 examples:

Tom died of old age.

I'd like to die of old age.

We must provide for old age.

He won't make it to old age.

He died last year of old age.

She provided for her old age.

To save up money for old age.

I get tired due to my old age.

He saved money for his old age.

We must provide for our old age.

I'm saving money for my old age.

He died of old age two years ago.

He's getting soft in his old age.

He's become frail in his old age.

He refuses to accept his old age.

One can even learn at an old age.

He has a lot of money saved for his old age.

Henry was dismissed by reason of his old age.

Heavy work in youth is quiet rest in old age.

Conscientiously save money for one's old age.

His old age is beginning to affect his eyesight.

I/You/He/She/We/They have to prepare for old age.

Most folks use their youth to wreck their old age.

He expected the boy to be the staff of his old age.

Everybody thinks that they are ready for their old age.

I understand Tom salted away a good deal for his old age.

Thirtieth birthdays often bring with them fears of old age.

Everyone believes that they have prepared for their old age.

He is too busy dreaming dreams to plan what he will do in his old age.

I defended the republic as a young man, I shall not desert it in my old age.

I wonder what the normal life span of a cockroach is and if they ever die of old age.

It crawls on all fours as a baby, then learns to walk on two legs, and finally needs a cane in old age.

It must be nice having such a loyal son. You don't have to wonder if you'll be taken care of in your old age.

Go to work, send your kids to school. Follow fashion, act normal, walk on the pavements, watch TV. Save for your old age. Obey the law. Repeat with me: I am free.

But I am not like other boys! I am better than all of them and I always tell the truth. I promise you, Father, that I'll learn a trade, and I'll be the comfort and staff of your old age.

Make ample provision for old age.
(Romanian proverb)

There is no medicine against old age.
(Ghana proverb)

Dying while young is a boon in old age.
(Yiddish proverb)

Maybe I'll be a feminist in my old age.

Education is the best provision for old age.

Custom in infancy becomes nature in old age.
(Spanish proverb)

The value of youth will be known in old age.
(Turkish proverb)

It is easy to become a monk in one's old age.
(African proverb)

He who runs in his youth, trots in his old age.
(Spanish proverb)

Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
(Marcus Tullius Cicero)

The real journey of discovery begins in old age.
(Angolan proverb)

It is not well to make great changes in old age.
(Charles Spurgeon)

Three comforts of old age: fire, tea and tobacco.
(Welsh proverb)

Who lives foolishly as a youth, wails in old age.
(Sicilian proverb)

Who is quick in youth will be diligent in old age.
(Estonian proverb)

Even a close friend cannot rescue one from old age.
(African proverb)

Having grey hair because of old age is not a shame.
(Yemeni proverb)

Love is the rock of youth and the shoal of old age.
(Sicilian proverb)

Greatness is the dream of youth realized in old age.
(Alfred Victor Vigny)

The habits of our youth accompany us in our old age.
(Latin proverb)

There is no master who can fix the ravages of old age.
(Sicilian proverb)

What the colt learns in youth his continues in old age.
(French proverb)

What one is accustomed to in youth, one does in old age.
(German proverb)

One of the many pleasures of old age is giving things up.
(Malcolm Muggeridge)

He who becomes blind in his old age does not lose his way.
(Swahili proverb)

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
(Victor Hugo)

Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.

Forty is the old age of youth fifty is the youth of old age.
(Victor Hugo)

There is no old age. There is, as there always was, just you.
(Carol Matthau)

An industrious life is the best security for food in old age.
(Latin proverb)

Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
(Hosea Ballou)

Our old age was in some respects the happiest period of life.
(Charles Eastman)

The old age of an eagle is better than the youth of a sparrow.
(Greek proverb)

Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age.
(George Sand)

Now he’s trying to guide baby boomers into old age.
(The New York Times - Health, )

Now, finally, the former dictator has died – of old age.
(Cartoon Of The Day, Contributor in Forbes - Technology, )

Antony Armstrong-Jones shooting a film on old age in 1968.
(The New York Times - World News, )

But economic cycles and rising markets don't die to old age.
(Larry Light, Contributor in Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Nutritionists have warned he may be storing up problems for old age.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Heart failure is one of the most debilitating conditions linked to old age.
(Science Daily - News, )

To the hotel heiress' dismay, her 14-year-old Chihuahua has died of old age.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Putting off your passions is “a little like saving up sex for your old age.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

With old age comes the increasing likelihood of forgetting names and losing keys.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

I think it was my mum's way of reminding herself not to slide dowdily into old age.
(The Independent - Fashion, )

Gill Pharaoh said her work in a nursing home revealed the "awful" truth of old age.
(USA Today - World, )

For Robert Goldfarb, 85, resisting the decline of old age goes beyond the treadmill.
(The New York Times - Health, )

They recommend just a quarter of an hour a day, three times a week to stay sharp in old age.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Ellen Langer’s experiments have shown that mental attitudes might reverse some ravages of old age.
(The New York Times - Health, )

A new study, performed in mice, could lead to new approaches to help people stay stronger in old age.
(Science Daily - News, )

Youth has some moments of brilliance, but is mostly plain strange, a melancholic meditation on old age.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Aging researchers are studying the connection between cholesterol level and cognitive decline in old age.
(Science Daily - News, )

Three scientists were honoured for their work, which could lead to therapies for everything from cancer to old age.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Donald Trump might be turning 70 today but the presumptive Republican nominee shows no sign of subduing in old age.
(Maya Oppenheim in The Independent - People, )

Here's why Anne Alstott, author of 'A New Deal for Old Age' thinks the Social Security retirement age should be 76.
(Next Avenue, Contributor in Forbes - Personal Finance, )

The focus shifts to a care home, where a lonely woman comforts a weeping man, both staring into an abyss of old age.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Asthma is one of the most common chronic immunological diseases in humans, affecting people from childhood to old age.
(Nature Reviews Immunology, )

Putting up with symptoms as just a sign of old age is a common problem, says Dr Laurence Buckman, a GP in North London.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

March. 12 (UPI) -- A new study suggests raising self-esteem plays in important role in minimizing the stresses of old age.
(UPI - Health News, )

Janet Morrison, chief executive of the Independent Age, answered viewers' questions on insurance cover for care in old age.
(BBC News - Health, )

Two paedophiles aged 101 and 96 lost their appeals against sentences which they said were excessive because of their old age.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Today's question asks how a couple should file if one is collecting disability and neither really expect to live into old age.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Norman Lamb announced last July that people would no longer be forced to sell their homes to pay for long-term care in old age.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Many retirees new to investing are looking to plough their lifetime savings into income drawdown schemes to fund their old age.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Children as young as three are being taught the importance of getting up and about - to help them prevent the diseases of old age.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )


8 examples:

Would it not then have been the same if he had died of a fever or of the small pox, of old age, or of anything else?

Want to live to a similarly ripe old age?
(Telegraph Staff in The Telegraph - Travel, )

Can old age and treachery vanquish youth and skill?
(ZDNet - Just News, )

It is an age-old question: will humankind ever defeat old age?
(CNN - Technology, )

At the grand old age of 62, are we seeing a new Bill Belichick?
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A Mexican woman has reportedly turned 127. Want to live to a similarly ripe old age?
(Telegraph Staff in The Telegraph - Travel, )

As we live longer, many of us will need support in our old age but what are the costs involved?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed in an interview Thursday that next week's federal spending plan will reverse the eligibility for Old Age Security to 65 from 67. Do you think you will be able to retire at 65?
(Haydn Watters in CBC News - Canada, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

Old age is merciless.

Old age isn't pleasant.

He lived to a ripe old age.

Old age creeps upon us unnoticed.

Old age has undermined her memory.

Old age is an island surrounded by death.

My grandpa lived to the ripe old age of 97.

In old age, even the devil would enter the monkhood.

If you want security in your old age, begin saving now.

Coloring is one of Georgia's favorite hobbies, even at the ripe old age of 16.

A new study suggests that human life expectancy does not yet appear to be reaching a natural limit, with ever more people reaching old age and still maintaining their independence.

Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his control.

Old age is ripeness.
(American proverb)

Old age is venerable.
(Latin proverb)

Old age is a shipwreck.
(Charles de Gaulle)

Old age is not a blessing.
(Russian proverb)

Old age devours your youth.
(Kenyan proverb)

Old age will not come alone.
(Welsh proverb)

No lie ever reaches old age.

Old age comes not on its own.
(Welsh proverb)

Old age cures us of our youth.
(Japanese proverb)

Old age is sickness of itself.
(Romanian proverb)

Old age is a hundred disorders.
(Welsh proverb)

Old age is in itself a disease.
(Latin proverb)

Old age is the verdict of life.
(Amelia Barr)

Old age is a thousand headaches.
(Arabian proverb)

Old age is no place for sissies.
(Bette Davis)

Cherish youth, but trust old age.
(Native American Pueblo proverb)

Old age does not announce itself.
(South African proverb)

Old age doesn't protect from folly.
(British proverb)

Sorrow brings on premature old age.
(Latin proverb)

All diseases run into one, old age.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Old age is a disease that you die from.
(German proverb)

Of all weights, old age is the heaviest.
(Welsh proverb)

Not even old age knows how to love death.

Old age is fifteen years older than I am.
(Oliver Wendell Holmes)

Old age is cruel for whores and magicians.
(Spanish proverb)

Old age though despised, is coveted by all.
(Traditional proverb)

In youth we learn, in old age we understand.
(Mexican proverb)

Youth lives on hope, old age on remembrance.
(French proverb)

Old age is no protection against foolishness.
(German proverb)

Youth spent freely, old age spent in poverty.
(Sicilian proverb)

Old age is just a record of one's whole life.
(Muhammad Ali)

An eagle's old age is worth a sparrow's youth.
(Greek proverb)

Manhood is quite a struggle, old age a regret.
(American proverb)

Old age is not a joy, but death is not a gain.
(Russian proverb)

Old age is an insult. It's like being smacked.
(Lawrence Durrell)

We expiate in old age the follies of our youth.
(Latin proverb)

Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
(British proverb)

Old age is always fifteen years older than I am.
(Bernard Baruch)

If Only youth had knowledge and old age ability.
(Bulgarian proverb)

We can study until old age and still not finish.
(Chinese proverb)

Old age: the crown of life, our play's last act.
(Marcus Tullius Cicero)

Be old betimes, if you wish your old age to last.
(Latin proverb)

Old age is a hospital that takes in all diseases.
(British proverb)

Old age and the passage of time teach all things.

Old age and poverty are wounds that can't be healed.
(Greek proverb)

Old age and treachery will overcome youth and skill.
(Greek proverb)

To me - old age is always ten years older than I am.
(John Burroughs)

In youth we need to save for what old age will bring.
(Sicilian proverb)

Old age is desired, but when it comes, it's detested.
(Sicilian proverb)

The intemperate die young, and rarely en joy old age.
(Latin proverb)

Youth is a blunder Manhood a struggle Old Age a regret.
(Benjamin Disraeli)

There's no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow.
(Fay Weldon)

Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternative.
(Maurice Chevalier)

To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.
(Bernard Baruch)

Old age is not so bad when you consider the alternative.
(Maurice Chevalier)

If youth but had the knowledge and old age the strength.
(French proverb)

If youth had the volition and if old age had the ability.
(Corsican proverb)

Youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
(American proverb)

Old age is when the liver spots show through your gloves.
(Phyllis Diller)

Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.
(Benjamin Disraeli)

Pretend to be dumb, that's the only way to reach old age.
(Friedrich Durrenmatt)

Old age: I fall asleep during the funerals of my friends.
(Mason Cooley)

Youth is a folly; maturity, a struggle; old age a remorse.
(Mexican proverb)

Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
(Emily Dickinson)

Old age is not as honorable as death, but most people want it.
(Native American Crow proverb)

In old age your strength decreases and your appetite increases.
(Sicilian proverb)

What a nuclear attack didn't take from them, old age will.
(Fox News - World, )

As people approach old age, they generally become less outgoing.
(Science Daily - News, )

But now in their old age, they're living apart, against their will.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

A sense of purpose helps sustain people in old age, new studies show.
(The New York Times - Health, )

People who exercise and remain spry into old age have more of the stuff.
(Los Angeles Times - Science, )

At the grand old age of 75, Jack Nicklaus is still capable of hitting aces.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

George Clooney is right: men shouldn't fight old age with hair dye or Botox.
(Alfred Tong in The Telegraph - Celebrity news, )

A woman initially thought her eye problem was caused by old age and dry eyes.
(Tech Times - Health, )

More strain at work might mean more illness in old age, according to a new study.
(Fox News - Health, )

Cola, from Kent, will turn 28 this year - or the grand old age of 140 in cat years.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Calgary's Emily Sharpe shares her one secret to old age at her 100th birthday party.
(CBC News in CBC News - Health, )

If you want to be comfortable in your old age, you need to avoid these big mistakes.
(USA Today - Money, )

A stronger immune system can hold back many diseases linked to old age, they suggest.
(Tech Times - Health, )

The Northern Irishman reached the ripe old age of 28 on Thursday after an eventful year.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Fear of running out of money, especially in old age, keeps half of all women up at night.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Couch potatoes have a higher risk of developing dementia in old age, a new study reports.
(UPI - Health News, )

There's no doubt about it: The human body goes through major changes in youth and old age.
(Fox News - Health, )

Accepting what cannot be changed is key to happiness in old age after loss of independence.
(Science Daily - News, )

According to this new report, recent grads can expect to work until the ripe old age of 75.
(USA Today - Money, )

Bull markets typically do not die of old age, but from the side effects of a lengthy rebound.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Physical activity in midlife seems to protect from dementia in old age, according to a study.
(Science Daily - News, )

Staying active, living well and keeping social can all help you stay fit as old age approaches.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

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