It's unfortunate that so little is spent on cheap basic and preventative healthcare for them - as it would cost so little money to vastly improve the future 50+ or so years of their existence.
Instead, at the very last year of life, enormous amounts are spent trying practically all of the most modern, expensive treatments available.
Yes, I know... I'm cruel for making this comparison. But, you know, money is a finite resource due to this thing called "scarcity"