O'Regan, Emlyn writes:
> What does one do? Keep it to oneself? Go on regardless? Tell such a
> person "Sorry you are going to die, bummer eh"?
I personally would either a) not mentioning the i-word in the presense of the elderly, or, b) if that person can afford it, would outline the basics of cryonics (even if chances of it working are currently small).