I didn't see a comments section in the New York Times where I could discuss this article. Besides, the Times policy on comments doesn't encourage the free flow of discussion. I'm interested in seeing what others have to say about a growing phenominon for our time.
What about "end of life"? Living to be about "100" is the new "80" today. More and more people are spending decades, slowly, very slowly, drifting into a less and less functional life. It's one of the biggest factors creating the crisis over Social Security "entitlements" that RWNJ's incorrectly blame on overspending. Is this an issue that we need to address? If it is, what should we do? Should we do anything?
I have some significant involvement in the issue, but I don't want to make this about me.
Do we need a change in the laws governing "end of life"?