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age out

To be too old to remain in an age-based classification or receive age-based services. When you turn 26, you will age out of your parents' health insurance coverage. When these kids turn 10, they'll age out of the after-school program.
See also: age, out

age in place

To live in a single appropriately accessible residence as one ages, as opposed to moving to more accessible dwellings as one's mobility decreases. Living in the granny pad on our son's property will allow us to age in place.
See also: age, place

aging in place

The act of living in a single appropriately accessible residence as one ages, as opposed to moving to more accessible dwellings as one's mobility decreases. Aging in place with us has made my parents much happier than, say, moving into a retirement home and then into an assisted-living facility.
See also: aging, place

age out (of something)

[for an adult] to grow [mentally or in years] out of certain behavior or out of a group or classification that is based on age. (Jargon.) Most of them tend to age out at about 35.
See also: age, out

age out

v.
To reach an age at which one is no longer eligible for certain special services, such as education or protection, from an authority: Unfortunately I have aged out of the special student scholarship program, so I have to pay full price for these classes.
See also: age, out
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The quarterly journal Generations, the bimonthly newspaper Aging Today, and the e-newsletter ASA Connection feature news on research and clinical practice, information on educational events, new programs, and other resources, and updates on federal legislation affecting aging adults and those caring for them.
The human experience of loss and grief causes depression at any age, and aging is a time of loss.
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They include public figures whose aging drew comment, published authors describing their own aging, and otherwise unknown individuals who happened to tell their stories to royal commissions and interested social scientists.
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For more information on aging and exercise see the National Institute on Aging at www.aoa.dhhs.gov/aoa/pages/agepages/exercise.html and the Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine and Science at www.sportsci.org/encyc/agingex/agingex.html.
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