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

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Ditto most of above. As long as I'm productive, contributive, and not a burden to my children or society, I'll go for 100 and beat my Mom, who passed from this level at 98.

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

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As many comments before, as long as I'm relatively healthy, maintain my hearing and eyesight and can enjoy daily life.

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

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As long as I can remain useful, independent and relatively pain -free. Much of that depends upon Social Security and Medicare, so it is not age-related. It is Trump-(lack-of )-care related.

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

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Good idea!

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

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80 for me, but I'm 50 now.  Ask again whem I'm 75.   Smiley Very Happy

 

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

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I love life now at 63 and if I could stay as healthy and active as I am now I would want to live forever.  However, if I can't enjoy life  and be daily grateful for all that I have then it will be time to leave.

 

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

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90 would be good.

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I met my current Significant Other when I was 75, a year and a half after my husband of 26 years had passed away.  I'm 77 now and S O and I are still going strong!  There is life even when you are three quarters of a century old!  One of the secrets is to keep your body moving.  I am still Rock n Roll dancing at S O's band gigs.

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

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I am not wedded to a number. If I begin to fail physically or mentally, I hope I drop off my perch.

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

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No longer than I'm supposed to. I've had a good life, so let'er rip.

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