Retired WM 73 yr married/50 yrs 4 children, 7 grand children Family reasonably healthy. Father died at 62 heartattack? was diabetic, hypertensive, obese, alcoholic. Mother died of Altzheimers 80+ Father 6th gd education, mother HS Grad and registered nurse trained. Oldest brother had 4 bypass grafs at 45 still well at 75 with no further heart complications, had descending aorta repaired, obese. Old age onset diabetes. Younger Sister died at 55 with brain tumor. Younger brother has some type of crippling immune system disease. Younger brother has had minor strokes but still work.
My education level was graduate degree (M.Sc.) and undergraduate was B.S. Pharm. and Hospital Corpsman (HM2) Operating Rm Tech in Navy. Wife has a Reg. Nurse Diploma, B.S. Pycho-Soc Degree, and a "Masters-equivalency" for school nursing.
Worked at PSU COM and University Hospital for 30 years- retired for 9.5 yrs