Synonyms of 'old person'
senior citizenDictionary, senior, retired person
another old person who has frozen to death in an unheated house
usage noteWhile not as offensive as coffin-dodger and some of the other synonyms listed here, phrases such as old man, old woman, old person, and elderly person may still cause offence. It is better to use senior citizen or senior.
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A person's elder is someone who is older than them, especially someone quite a lot older.
Nowadays the young have no respect for their elders.
A pensioner is someone who receives a pension, especially a pension paid by the state to retired people.
the pensioners' fuel allowance
Thesaurus for old person from the Collins English Thesaurus