It all depends on the circumstances. I work at a hospital full of Veterans.
I have seen some pretty young guys, at 52, devastated by MS, incontinent and the whole 9 yards.
Then again, I've also met a few 80 year olds that still hit the bars and one even still jogs.
I've also met 2 centaurians in my practice.
One was an woman of 102 years. Very coherent, and still reading novels. (it blew me away when she mentioned her 81 year old son. Everything is SO relative.)
The other guy was a WWI Vet, 103 years old. His only problem was he was hard of hearing. Otherwise, the guy had a decent quality of life.
The circumstances depend all upon quality of life.
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