in (one's) dotage

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in (one's) dotage

In a state of senility or mental decline due to old age. My grandfather in his dotage has lately had trouble remembering our names.
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SIR - Without attempting any moral judgements of a squad of burly police officers who find it necessary to use a potentially lethal Tazer to subdue a frail 90-year-old, whose only crime was to walk out of his nursing home suffering from dementia - a disease that few of us will escape in our dotage - it is now obvious that the police intend to play with their new toys at every possible opportunity, no matter how inappropriate the occasion.
I'm sure there are several other special Uefa Cup memories that will help keep us warm in our dotage.
I feel like we're oldly-weds, rather than newly-weds, like we're in our dotage somewhat.
Shall we be restored as babes, as vigorous youths, in the midst of pregnancy, or in our dotage.