The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on; and while we drink and call for gay wreaths, perfumes, and young girls, old age creeps upon us, unperceived
Elderly means older or aging, and these individuals make up a large part of the population in the USA and many other countries. The elderly usually have hair that is gray, and wrinkles are common in this age group. Elderly people should be treated with respect, and allowed to retain their dignity as they age. These individuals have extensive knowledge and life experience, and this should be sought instead of ignored.