How long do people with down syndrome live?

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How long do people with down syndrome live?
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Most people with Down Syndrome can be expected to live into their 40s and 50s. This life expectancy has grown greatly with treatments available through modern medicine. As modern medicine continues to develop new and better treatments for common disorders associated with Down Syndrome, this lifespan can be expected to continue lengthening up to the point of being on par with non Down Syndrome people.

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