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 for elderly
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Elderly \Eld"er*ly\, a.
     Somewhat old; advanced beyond middle age; bordering on old
     age; as, elderly people.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two
             syllables); "aged members of the society"; "elderly
             residents could remember the construction of the first
             skyscraper"; "senior citizen" [syn: aged, elderly,
             older, senior]
      n 1: people who are old collectively; "special arrangements were
           available for the aged" [syn: aged, elderly] [ant:
           young, youth]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  51 Moby Thesaurus words for "elderly":
     advanced, advanced in life, advanced in years, age-old, aged,
     ageing, ageless, aging, along in years, ancient, anile, antique,
     auld, dateless, declining, decrepit, gray, gray with age,
     gray-haired, gray-headed, grey, grown old, hoar, hoary, immemorial,
     of old, of yore, old, old as Methuselah, old as history,
     old as time, old-fogyish, old-time, olden, over the hill,
     patriarchal, pensioners, senectuous, senescent, senile,
     superannuated, timeless, venerable, white, white with age,
     white-bearded, white-crowned, white-haired, wrinkled, wrinkly,
     years old

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