(one's) autumn years

(one's) autumn years

The time period near the end of one's life. Now that you're retired from work, how do you plan to spend your autumn years? I never expected to fall in love again in my autumn years, but I met the most wonderful woman. Your father and I had a wonderful time in our autumn years, traveling the world as we'd always longed to.
See also: year
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