Your original statement was:<quoted text>
"Taxes paid in" get it?
We're living longet,, dummy.
"you mean those things most of us paid in advance for? "
I pointed out you haven't paid even a tiny portion of it, you get upset and revert to your base ignorance.
Some things never change.
BTW, you have it backwards.(No surprise!)
It's medical technology that drives up the costs.
Without such technology, we wouldn't be living any longer. Without modern diabetes drugs, folks like Carol would have been dead a decade ago.