old age noun
ADJ. advanced, extreme | good He attained a good old age and died content. | happy She can look forward to a happy old age. | lonely fears about a lonely old age
VERB + OLD AGE attain, live to, reach, survive into All my grandparents survived into advanced old age. | approach | look forward to | dread
OLD AGE + NOUN pension, pensioner
PREP. in (your) ~ Loss of hearing often occurs in old age. He took up golf in his old age. | into ~ She was now well into old age.
PHRASES the grand/ripe old age of sth She lived to the ripe old age of 98.