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I would like to live to age 100 and beyond as long as I am healthy. My father lived to age 99 with good heatlh so I am encouraged that it is possible for me.

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I'm 83 and I don't want to go before my cat.  If I go first then my cat won't have anyone to take care of her. 

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Hi All,

 

     I had a paternal great uncle who lived to be 106.  So long as my health is good and I can be active and productive, I'd like to try to beat that record.  Currently I'm a professional faculty member at a health sciences university, teaching religion classes (I retired in 2000 after 36 years of pastoring, then "retreaded" 3  1/2 years later).  This experience (for the past almost 16 years) has been one of the major joys of my life.

 

     Find something to do that you enjoy, then do it!  

 

     Blessings!

 

     Mike

 

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It is not a number when I want to die or how long I want to live.  My son passed from a blockage to the brain stem when he was 40.  It was sad for a mother to lose a child but this was my only child. His age was too young but he lived life to the fullest.  I want to do like my son and touch others as he did. I also hope to go fast as he did.  My husband lost his first wife after many years and I do not want him to have to take care of me.  He has been there and did that.  We have no choice how old we will be only God knows

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I want to live as long as I can live healthy and not be a burden to my family.  I want to learn from others & teach others what I’ve learned.  

The number of years doesn’t matter.

Mary

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 As long as I'm still working out I don't care or if our Lord comes I'm so ready at any age. I just want to be healthy and comfortable at whatever age I live to

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I plan...on my 100th birthday party, my senior citizen children will be at my party.  I will stand up on my own two feet, and I will blow out the candles on my wonderful cheesecake with fresh strawberries on top!

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One thing I'm especially worried about is MACULAR DEGENERATION...I don't want to be blind.
I'm taking the best eye vitamins supplements I can find and afford ( "Optimal Eyes" - bought on Amazon) and keeping healthy. I was reading how 11 million Americans suffer from Age related Macular degeneration, I don't want to have it attack me.
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As long as can be relevant and have decent mind and body; I have family who,lived over 100 years...

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Praying for you Ginnie
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