Older Adults Who Can Really Smell the Roses May Face Lower Likelihood of Dementia

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 09:51 in Psychology & Sociology

Seniors who can identify smells like roses, turpentine, paint-thinner and lemons, and have retained their senses of hearing, vision and touch, may have half the risk of developing dementia as their peers with marked sensory decline. In a study by UC San Francisco, researchers tracked close to 1,800 participants in their 70s for a period […]

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