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Here is the sentence including the word.

東のはずれには年をとって働けなくなった人たちのために養老院をたてるっ

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    You know 年を[取]{と}る, to grow older, right?
    – chocolate
    May 28, 2015 at 9:39

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年をとる means to grow old, to age.

Next time try a dictionary first.

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年をとって means gained years (grown old).
働けなくなった unable to move
人たちのために for such people

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    I think you misread 働く as 動く.
    – Earthliŋ
    Oct 11, 2015 at 2:05

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