“…people are dying of aging at a rate of something more than a hundred thousand lives a day. It is a mark of our inventive ongoing engagement with ways and means of death that despite this vast toll, aging still only manages to kill two thirds of us – and that in this era of comparatively advanced medicine, comparative peace, and comparative risk aversion.”
How could you not read this article after that lead-in? Amazing insight into how we age and die here. Take a look.