What he is saying is simply a reflection of the free market.
If old people had to take care of their own healthcare, many of them would die, since they cannot afford it. It gets expensive to stay alive so many years past when you are "supposed" to have died off. But because we have government-covered healthcare past a certain age (for example 65 in the US of A), we don't really see the bill...
Plan for eliminating the national debt in 10-20 years:
Specific cuts; defense spending: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/more-detailed-look-a
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