(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?
See also: year
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"Fresh air and going fast is fun, and makes me really happy," he says, adding: "As I get to my autumn years, I have to not put on too much weight and cycling helps with that." " He also considers yoga "amazing", manages to fit in "a little running" and loves to swim and "ride a horse as often as I can".And in fact, although he does have to work a little harder nowadays to stay in shape, he's enjoying the process of getting older and wiser.
"I do not want to live my autumn years shoving extra technology into my eyes.
He was near tears as he said: "They took away my autumn years. Now I have nothing.
He said bitterly: "They took away my autumn years. Now I have nothing.