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  • n. Old people who are in good health


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Blend of well and elderly


  • In a speech at an Age UK event, Ms Harman will call for recognition of the growing numbers in Britain of the "wellderly" - the elderly who are well and play a major role in society. - News

  • To pinpoint hereditary sources of longevity, researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif., are recruiting 2,000 healthy people over 80 years old to compare the entire genetic sequences of these "wellderly" to those from people who died of common age-related illnesses before they reached 80.

    Secrets of the 'Wellderly'

  • Commons leader Harriet Harman has said she is a "victim of an unfair banning order", following a report that branded the term "wellderly" as impenetrable.

    Epolitix News

  • The Equality minister coined the term "wellderly" to describe "a new cohort of well, active, healthy older people".

    Epolitix News

  • The report highlighted words including 'wellderly', 'webinar', 'disbenefits' and

    Epolitix News

  • Ladies and gentleman, the person who gave you the ‘Court of Public Opinion’ and the language of equality has coined a new term for our remorselessly earnest age: “wellderly”.

    ‘Chairperson’ and other aberrations

  • Some experts have become fond of dividing the post-boomer crowd into two main buckets: the wellderly and the illderly.

    Happy Century (The Boomer Blog)

  • "Why do we have to have a 'webinar trialogue for the wellderly' when the public sector could just 'talk about caring for the elderly' instead?" she asks.

    The Latest From

  • Judyth Piazza chats with Gail Hand, Speaker, Author and Humorist Her message provides a humorous, informed, gentle and playful approach to living life with enthusiasm for the wellderly* as well as those who aspire to stay alive for a long time!

    The Student Operated Press

  • We must recognise the emergence of the “wellderly”. "

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me


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