Senility. (n.d.). In YourDictionary. Retrieved from https://www.yourdictionary.com/Senility
senility - Legal Definition
A mental feebleness or
insanity that results from old age and is both incurable and progressive. A
person so afflicted is not capable of entering into a binding contract or of
executing a will. See also competent and
Symptoms included such things as mental sluggishness, loss of concentration, poor memory, irritability, lack of confidence, excessive worry, hypochondria, depression, obsession, suicidal tendencies, and senility.
As people with Down syndrome age, they face an increased chance of developing the brain disease called Alzheimer's (sometimes referred to dementia or senility).