(one's) autumn years

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(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?
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Cleese certainly did all he could as the sour old codger raging against the dying of the light, while Gavin and Stacey's Alison Steadman oozed style and stoicism as his autumn years partner Edith.
There's lots to be said for marrying in your autumn years, but consider the impact it could have on your cash before saying 'I do'.
In these autumn years, our marriage is top priority.
But as Evertonians realised last season when the former England international was sidelined through injury after being overloaded with minutes in early matches due to a lack of understudies, as he approaches the autumn years of his career -- Baines is 34 in December -- alternatives are needed.
The lack of alternatives in his position ensured that days off came all-too-infrequently for a player in his autumn years and such overloading will have contributed to Baines' considerable injury lay-off from which he has only just returned.
I do not apply for NFA Administrator, as I am in my autumn years and quite occupied in our businesses.
In both cases, three days of mourning were declared by the grandfather of the present emir, who never imagined that he would one day face a similar fate when he too was toppled and spent 10 years of his autumn years in exile in France.
IT might have taken him until his autumn years, but Bryan Cranston is finally enjoying the recognition he deserves following his overdue breakthrough role as Walter White in the TV phenomenon Breaking Bad.
We return to the titular hotel in India where a handful of elderly Brits are living out their autumn years. The residents include Bill Nighy, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Celia Imrie and new arrivals Tamsin Greig and Richard Gere.
The idea of a gated community comes from the USA where they have been common for many years, mostly catering to the super rich who do not want to be bothered with the public or older people who like to feel secure and relaxed in their autumn years.
The acknowledgement that Evra is now 32 (though not 33 until mid-May) and has entered the autumn years of a stellar career, is usually followed by Baines's own age being pointed to 29 in December and the key question of whether another left-back is what is required, as Moyes's squad stands.
"I do not want to live my autumn years shoving extra technology into my eyes.
Martin Plotkin controlled a limited partnership, Autumn Years LP, which owned a 99% limited partnership interest in Rolla Health Care Associates LP (RHCA), a Missouri limited partnership that owned and operated a nursing home in Rolla, Mo.
Yet their absence at the funeral and the fact that they did not take part in it was sufficient to expose their feelings of "victory" and of having finally achieved what they had for years been calling for, through their campaign against "the branch" and the man heading it - a man who was not saved by his uncovering of a large part of Israel's espionage networks in the country, among them networks within the "Resistance" apparatus itself, as well as one of the members of the closest circle surrounding the man of "understanding" who has in his autumn years come to the arena of the "defiant".
And as she enters the autumn years of her reign, those around her say they have never known her so happy.