Third Age

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Third Age

n
(Sociology) the Third Age old age, esp when viewed as an opportunity for travel, further education, etc
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University-led partnership with the senior citizens' organization may also be suggested in order to address the various wellness dimensions for developing a holistically healthy third ager not only in Bukidnon but in other parts of the wider community.
Reid certainly has fun playing the crafty, potty-mouthed third ager who may or may not be as doo-lally tap as everyone assumes.
Although opinion poll returns are still coming in, early results show that PC terms such as 'third ager' and 'grey panther' are amongst the most hated by visitors to the web site.
Then why not come along and find out about the wide range of activities they have to offer 'third agers.' .' Refreshments will be available.
Where around 6pc of "Third Agers" are ready to have bash at setting up their own business in the South-west or the West Midlands, the figure halves to around 3pc in the North-east.
12: Third Agers: Something to givea moment of instant pleasure and joy.
Their ranks range from the so-called Third Agers, the first wave of Baby Boomers in their mid-40s and 50s, to what is generally defined as the older worker group, those aged 50 and up.
The Carnegie Third Age Programme was established in response to concerns about: the existence of wide-spread and unjustified age discrimination; the lack of choice for many in their third age; and wide disparities in the circumstances of third agers, with some having improving prospects but others quite the reverse.
Should they be called: oldies; third agers; fourth agers; senior citizens; seniors; old people; the elderly or just pensioners.
In an earlier version of the text communicated to me, the language and outlook of these earliest confessed 'Third Agers' of Cambridge was surveyed and criticized at some length, and of course critically demolished.
Third Agers) who wish to pursue interests or learn new skills.