La Gente : la vejez (Advanced Spanish Vocabulary)

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la vejez

old age

el achaque

infirmity

el anciano

old person

el asilo de los ancianos

retirement home

depender de alguién

to depend on someone

la dignidad humana

human dignity

duro de oído

hard of hearing

envejecer

to get old

el familiar, el pariente

relative

frágil

frail

la jubiliación (anticipada)

(early) retirement

jubilarse

to retire

el pensionista

pensioner

la residencia de ancianos

old people's home

sabio

knowledgeable

senil

senile

la soledad

loneliness

la tercera edad (euph)

old age

el cuidado de los ancianos

care of the elderly

adaptarse a la jubiliación

to adapt to retired life

estar encerrado en su casa

to be house-bound

estar en una silla de reudas

to be in a wheelchair

el envejecimiento de la población

the ageing of the population

el servicio de comidas a domicilio

meals on wheels

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