Can Money Buy You Longevity And Health?

Better treatment options, dietary conditions and (perhaps) less stress could make the life of the rich also healthier. However, when it comes to longevity and aging, do they really have better chances? Can the upper 0.1 percent secure their health for long decades or even reverse the process of growing old? Could society somehow also benefit from the quest of the richest for longevity? Are health and longevity on the shopping list? You can have an awful lot of things with money. For a starter, you can buy ice cream or Nutella, which are synonymous to self-love, so the Beatles was only partly right in singing that you can’t buy love. If you’re stuffed with cash, you might afford your very own parking space in downtown Manhattan, it will cost you $1 million, but who counts that if you want to secure a place for your newest Gold Plated Bugatti Veyron? That little toy would cost you $10 million, but that’s still peanuts compared to the History Supreme Yacht that went on the market for $4.5 billion. That’s the entire GDP of Barbados and Latvia, although to be fair to the Baltic country, it was in its least well performing year. Nevertheless, my personal favorite is the magnetic hover bed that floats on air. Who says the future is not nigh? For a dirt cheap $1.6 million, you can sleep several inches above the ground. Whatever you dream about, someone will sell that for you. There’s an abundance of unique cars, art pieces, islands or crystals to purchase if you are a billi...
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