How to sign senior citizen in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with the index finger side of your hand against one side of your chin in an "S" handshape, and then move your hand to the other side of your chin, changing your handshape to a "C" handshape.


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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for senior citizen
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.
Dominant Handshape for senior citizen
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

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