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Getting to old to care for myself or others

ABell

ABell

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I don't want to become old and decrepit and have to rely fully on the help of others in order to function.
I would rather off myself.
 
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Zoe1

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I know what you mean about not wanting to be looked after
maybe one day they will give us that choice
but the way things are now
your doing something nasty
might hurt family or friends ?

if it were a legal option
then it could be discussed with family and friends
and not done in a horrible way

and you sound like you have plenty of life in you yet !

:hug5: :love:🕯
 
Zackthemaniac

Zackthemaniac

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Dont want to spend my last days in home having somone help me to the bathroom. Forget that crap.
 
AnxiousE

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I've come to the point where I realize that might be me one day (and I'm only in my 30s). My fear is that I'll have no one or no means to pay for such help? :(
 
ABell

ABell

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In some countries you can pay to be legally euthanized.
I will decide when I depart this world whether my family likes it or not. Especially if I get too old and am in pain.
 
Wandering2

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I have the same fear. I don't wanna get old or old and suffer.
 
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ramboghettouk

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i fear getting old and physically disabled on top of mental, i'm getting pip at the moment and it's going on cost of living, there will be no money to pay for care

and in my area been physically vulnerable on top of mentallly vulnerable
 
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