Savvy Senior: Is there an age limit for organ donation?
September 14, 2020
Dear Savvy Senior,
I never thought about becoming an organ donor until my brother died of kidney failure last year. But at age 78, I would like to know if I’m too old to be a donor, or if they would even use my organs if I were to die from COVID-19. What can you tell me?
There’s no cutoff age for being an organ donor. Anyone, regardless of age or medical hist...