“When you have a problem after the age of seventy, you need approval from the unit review panel, before the doctor may help you. At seventy you become a unit. Call will replay in the third hour tomorrow night.”
It is very likely to make Social Security and Medicare viable it will be necessary to raise the retirement age above the 67 in current legislation. No doubt someone in government has already figured out the end game. Retire at 70 and be euthanized on your retirement date. After all you are no longer productive, you are consuming resources, and any assets you’ve accumulated during your lifetime can be much more fairly deployed by the state for the benefit of society.
For a socialist society, with a shrinking economic pie, the ultimate answer is to eliminate the number of citizens. The elderly and the unborn are the logical choices.