Well, this is true up to a point, at least in the US. I believe you are correct globally speaking, but for two years running now life expectancy has been dropping in the United States. Of course inequality has also continued to increase in America, which leaves people feeling progressively less wealthy even if their standard of living is stable or increasing slightly.

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