This choice was coupled with a desire to receive palliative care if needed. However, old age dependence induces feelings of incompetence and worthlessness in a minority. Meredith Fineman is the founder of FinePoint. Sign Up for e-mail newsletters Get breaking science news on monster snakes and dinosaurs, aliens, spooky particles and more!
It always has, it always will. Being 60—65 years old is usually a requirement for becoming eligible for senior social programs. This trend has profound implications for every American institution, but perhaps none more so than politics itself.