Many of us are afraid life is no longer worth living if we do it to old age. We are concerned that the fragility and disease will rob us of the ability to care for ourselves and do the things we like.
Leave friction, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York say. Most people who do more than 90 years have more disease than those at 65, found.
Dr. Anne Newman is director of the Center on Aging at the University of Pittsburgh. She reviewed the surprising findings.