grey panther

grey panther

or

gray panther

n
1. (Sociology) a member of the generation of affluent older consumers, who regard themselves as young, active, and sociable
2. (Marketing) a member of the generation of affluent older consumers, who regard themselves as young, active, and sociable
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Photos of landscapes taken on these walks, with route descriptions, can be found on the Grey Panthers website, www.
Not that I've got there yet, but let's hear it for the emergence of the Grey Panthers - those within the community and above the youngish age of 55 who lead the way in actively fighting climate change.
Advancing years are no defence, and in fact we grey panthers - mortgages paid up, children off our hands - represent big business to travel agents, whether we book on the High Street or, ever increasingly, on the net.
The Michigan Quality Home Care Campaign is: AARP Michigan; Citizens For Better Care; Paraprofessional Health Institute; Grey Panthers of Michigan; Michigan Catholic Conference; ADAPT Michigan; Michigan Association of Centers For Independent Living; Michigan Disability Rights Coalition; Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS); SEIU Local 79 - The Home Care Workers Union; Michigan Legal Services; Arab American and Chaldean Council; MICHUHCAN; Genesis Lutheran Church; Matrix Human Services; The Arc of Midland; Original New Grace Baptist Church; Mattie Ware Community Fund; Wayne County Autism Society; State Sen.
Well, that all changed last week after Lillian Kohn and her Grey Panthers from the Valley, along with other seniors from throughout the city, showed up at the council's Housing Committee meeting.
Those with cash to spare are called grey panthers by marketing men because of their spending power.
Those Grey Panthers (as they call themselves in the US) are nowadays just as likely to be enthusing over the design features aimed at twentysomethings, and vice versa.
The "Oregon Model" of universal, state-sponsored health insurance has been more or less adopted by all states except Arizona and Florida, where the referenda were defeated by a coalition of grey panthers and the ACLU.
The Grey Panthers - Germany's equivalent of the British National Pensioners Convention - lobbied the Bonn government to make sure it did not push through an amendment in a welfare reform bill that would have ended index-linking.
One of the Grey Panthers retorted: "I've already had two and you're *** well giving me another one.
4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) will join in a press conference with members of three advocacy groups, the Grey Panthers, Women's Action for New Direction, and Michigan Citizen Action, at Senator Abraham's office in Southfield (26222 Telegraph Rd.