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Info Seeker
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Registered: ‎10-21-2015

Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 31 of 127 (899 Views)

Of course.

Info Seeker
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Registered: ‎10-21-2015

Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 32 of 127 (815 Views)

I get what you are saying. But still, unless there are some awful things you are dealing with, you really would like to have a long life....right?

Info Seeker
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Registered: ‎06-27-2013

Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 33 of 127 (985 Views)

I'm afraid once the Republicans kill/cripple Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security much of the optimism on this thread will begin to turn.  Of course they will delay this for several years (see their healthcare "reform" bill that was defeated by a single vote) so their voters will "forget" that the Republicans are the responsible ones.  And they will get rid of all of them/cripple them, or try like hell to get rid of them - see Ryan's proposed budget.  What better way to have a loyal workforce than to force your workers to work or lose health benefits as they're aging and need health benefits?  My father and step mother have benefited enormously from the current system, at my, my wife's and my daughter's (continued) expense, but are full throated supporters of this attempt. Hippocrites indeed. 

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Registered: ‎11-26-2011

Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 34 of 127 (894 Views)

Sorry you feel that way.  I'm 87 and my wife 82 and have been married 63 years.  Two years ago we did the Disney Halft Marathon.  Last week we did a 5K for the opening of a new Bridge here in FL.

We walk 3 miles a day enjoy our family and especially our Grandsons.  We saved for retirement and do not have any serious financial problems.  Why would we want to die.  Age is all relative.  If your fortunate enough to be in fairly good health why would you put a time limit on your life.  Keep moving and enjoy every day as much as you can.  

Info Seeker
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Registered: ‎02-13-2014

Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 35 of 127 (1,203 Views)

I am there with you!  Born in 1945 and I have always wanted to live to 2050.  My reasons are much like yours. Let's do this!

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Registered: ‎07-08-2013

Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 36 of 127 (1,192 Views)

I have often heard you live to be as old as your mindset.  In the 50's I wanted to be a Rocket Scientist and have been fascinated by technology ever since.  I set my longevity to 107 or the year 2050.  I wanted to see if we would make settlements on the moon, how automobiles would evolve (driverless as they predicted in 1960), and how our living could be made better by technology.  Some things have been great, others no so great.  Lets see what the next 33 years will bring.

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Registered: ‎08-05-2015

Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 37 of 127 (1,309 Views)

I would love to live into my 100's so I can see my children and grandchildren enjoy their lives but would want to have my mental faculties in place.

Info Seeker
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Registered: ‎06-12-2017

Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 38 of 127 (1,556 Views)

i will be content with every day god allows me to awaken to see another day.thats good enough for me.

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Registered: ‎12-16-2016

Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 39 of 127 (1,450 Views)

86 should be about right for me unless having severe life problems!!!

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Registered: ‎09-08-2012

Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 40 of 127 (1,460 Views)

Because of a bad infection, I lost my hearing and some memories and my car in an accident prior. I am almost 82. I asked God to restore what I lost or take me home. It's up to Him now. I know i don't want to live a lot longer like it is now but as long as I have my mind and don't develop anything more serious, I am happy to stay here. I have a wonderful granddaughter and she is planning to marry sometime soon.  I want to be around to share her joy.