Daily Talker: Would You Want To Live To Be 100?
“Will you still need me, will you still feed me when I’m…….100?”
Most of us might be content to live into our 80′s but according to new census data, in less than 50 years there could be close to 1 million Americans over the age of 100. What woud it take to live that long? Here’s what CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook has to say.
The question is: Would you want to live to be 100? Would a million people living to that age be too taxing on our healthcare system? Would you feel like you’d be an extra burden to your children or relatives?