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Re: Age-Related Difficulties

Originally Posted by Tram View Post
Having read some of the more obviously age related conditions my headaches don't seem so bad.
No point worrying about all these things, my old mum survived the Blitz then breast cancer in her 70's and two pulmonary embolism's in her 80's
Went out on her daily shopping trip four years ago at age 88, car hit her as she crossed the road and that was game over.
As dreadful as that must have been for everyone, I think Id rather go like that (suddenly) than suffer years of increasing debility and probably eventual dementia. There seems to be too much effort going in to prolonging life with little or no thought to quality of life.
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