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How Is Your Sense of Taste and Smell?


Did you know that by about age sixty, even healthy people begin to experience a modest decline in taste and more dramatic declines in smell? While as we age physicians will generally test for vision and hearing loss, taste appears to be the greatest untreated sensory loss. Food is one of the main pleasures and requirements...
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10 Tips for Maintaining Your Brain


Most of us know the importance of regular exercise to keep the body fit, but how many can say we put equal emphasis on exercising our brains? “It’s more important than you think,” said Beverly Sanborn, LCSW, gerontologist and Belmont Village VP of programs. “Just as we build muscle strength to keep our bodies fit,...
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