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Registered: ‎10-03-2009

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

Message 31 of 134 (1,400 Views)

100 as long as I'm healthy.

 

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

Message 32 of 134 (1,366 Views)

I hope to make it to 82, when my house will finally be paid off!  After that, it'll be a fight against Alzheimer's ... it's in the family Smiley Sad   So, I have to make the most of the next 15 years, if I make it THAT long!! 

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Registered: ‎12-31-2012

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

Message 33 of 134 (1,333 Views)

I agree. I am 62, and I feel 25. Can't imagine checking out for many many years to come. 

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

Message 34 of 134 (1,303 Views)
I agree. I feel the same way!
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Re: How long do you want live? 80, 90, 100?

Message 35 of 134 (1,149 Views)

Long enough to see how my 5 grandchildren's lives turn out. They range from 13 down to 5 months. I am not leaving this world until I see how their stories turn out. I am 62 now..so atleast 100.

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Registered: ‎10-21-2015

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

Message 36 of 134 (1,169 Views)

Good for you to have the desire to live to 100! Most of us have the "usual" (pains, various problems) if over 70, but we try to find the joy in everyday living. You are doing great. And 75 is the new 60. Haven't you heard?

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

Message 37 of 134 (1,120 Views)

Yes. You do want to be around to be involved in many things like this. Think about the good stuff that is still with you. Sometimes it takes a lot, but try to find a little bit of joy in every day. Try to get a laugh every day (or at least a smile).

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Registered: ‎10-21-2015

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

Message 38 of 134 (1,057 Views)

Of course.

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

Message 39 of 134 (973 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?

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

Message 40 of 134 (1,143 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.