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dotage (noun) senility.
When a person is in dotage, they are senile, that is, they are incapable of clear thinking and behave rather childishly because of old age. Above all, a lack of clear thinking because of old age causes a person to be in dotage.
- In his dotage, the old man is collecting all kinds of shiny stones taking them for precious ones, and preserves them as priceless possessions.
- In her dotage, the old lady insists on everyone listening to the stories of her romantic youth.