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Age

Avoid referring to someone's age, unless it's relevant to what you're writing about.

Don’t use women or older relatives as substitute for novice or beginner:

For example, don't say something is so simple your granny can use it. 

We prefer older person to elderly:

Older person

Elderly

We don't use middle aged, OAP, old age pensioner, pensioner or senior:

Middle aged

OAP

Old age pensioner

Pensioner

Senior