Swedish Ättestupa (lit. family/clan precipice)A high cliff old people would throw themselves from so as to not be a burden to younger generations, now used as a metaphor.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%84ttestupa https://sv.wiktionary.org/wiki/%C3%A4ttestupa The practice itself is most likely apocryphal, but is used as a metaphor for poor/uncaring treatment of the elderly. Ättestupan kändes alltmer lockande för Leif efter de nya pensionsbestämmelserna = The ättestupa felt more and more tempting to Leif after the new pension regulations