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Seniors Contemplate the Future

Aug 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

In 20 years I will have reached the threshold of the 90’s, assuming I survive the time between now and then. I will be in the category where my mother and father in law now reside. They are both in their 90’s and dealing with all the progressive satisfactions which have kept them going and quite adequately at their advanced ages. What will the world be like for me/us then? How will the dynamics of health issues affect those of us presumbably fortunate enough to be around? What will be required of us to keep our own health habits working in our behalf? How will the medical field have advanced? What will be the take on cancer, heart problems, and other of the more serious maladies that strike us as we age?

Beyond that what will the social and cultural fabric of the times be like? Will we have made choices that help to create a more livable climate? Will the economy be such that it contributes to more persons being gainfully employed? Will the wars that continue to pump their costs into our body politic have been resolved? How will education for the young encourage more and better solutions for the vast issues we