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With Modern Medicine, Aging In A Lifetime Appointment Can Get Complicated

Feb 11, 2013 (All Things Considered) — On Monday, Pope Benedict XVI became the first pope since the 15th century to announce he would abdicate the papacy. At age 85, he has reached an older age than many of his predecessors who died in the post. Robert Siegel talks with gerontologist Leo Cooney of Yale University about how living longer has influenced our working lives.

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