Here’s how long you’ll live — and how much of that will be healthy years

Jeyaraj Vadiveloo
Here’s how long you’ll live — and how much of that will be healthy years

While death is inevitable, the quality of life you experience until death is often within an individual’s control. Medical costs, financial planning and health support services are directly related to the state of health of an individual or community. It follows that life expectancy — a measure of the total future years an individual is expected to live — is simply the two added together.