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Experience:  I am the mother of 4 and the child of a nurse so I have just about seen it all.
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Define the term elderly

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a definition of elderly
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  rizzo123 replied 10 years ago.
My mom was a geriatric nurse for over 20 years. The term elderly is used for anyone over the age of 65 regardless of their medical condition. You could be 90 and be in better shape than a 30 year old but you are still considered elderly. It isn't a bad thing. In my book it is a symbol of stature.

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