sunset years

sunset years

The final years of a person's life, especially those spent in retirement. The economic crash has been especially devastating to the retired and the elderly, whose pensions they had been expecting to live off of in their sunset years have now evaporated in a matter of days.
See also: sunset, year

sunset years

the last years of a person's life. euphemistic
See also: sunset, year
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In his sunset years, Ko is paying the price for what he has done in the past decades.
They deserve more benefits during their sunset years.
She loves to travel but plans to settle down in Koi Samui, Thailand eventually to spend her sunset years by the sea.
He said, once approved into law, the bill will compensate for the various needs of the elderly heroes now in their sunset years.
In his sunset years, there was a wave, perhaps because of social media, in Rasa's favour which compelled cultural bigwigs to take note of him.
Those thoughts of my sunset years filled my head during the run and shook around my skull.
Entering the sunset years of his administration, Gov.
Nowhere is this more obvious than during life's sunset years, those golden years of retirement and leisure.
Elders in Kerala, particularly those whose children are based abroad, are left to live their sunset years in huge mansions.
Finally in the last chapter on one's sunset years, he asks how much money is enough.
The amount is usually a sizeable one, and you may be tempted to splurge, but at the same time, you understand the need for careful investing to safeguard your sunset years.
Between the bohemian Le Bateau-Lavoir in Montmartre where the young Picasso set up in 1904 and the grand luxe of his sunset years on the Cote d'Azur, Picasso changed ateliers even more often than styles and muses.
At the end of the 1961 speech that launched his political career, Ronald Reagan said, "If I don't do it, one of these days you and I are going to spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it once was like in America when men were free.
His quote: "One of these days you and I are going to spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it once was like in America when men were free.
Right from teenagers to folks in their sunset years, embracing technology has become a way of life.