According to news outlets like NPR, the New York Times and Philadelphia Metro, someone between the ages of 69 and 71 is considered elderly. Technically, a person is considered elderly if he is past middle age.Is 65 considered elderly?
Because many people retire at that age, 65 is sometimes considered the start of old age. A 65-year-old person may be productive and healthy, but that person is considered an "older" person in today's world. A person is considered even older at about age 75.What age is “officially” middle age?
According to the Oxford English Dictionary middle age is between 45 and 65: "The period between early adulthood and old age, usually considered as the years from about 45 to 65.".What age is considered geriatric?
In the geriatric definition, age is not precisely defined, but many people can begin to benefit from geriatric care when they reach their 60s. However, describing someone as geriatric or being of geriatric age can imply that he or she is worn out or senile.