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  • Lifelong Learning: Continuing Education for Seniors Lifelong Learning: Continuing Education for Seniors There is no better time to pursue continuing education for seniors. Technology changes every day. The ongoing changes expand the ways seniors can enroll in classes and programs that will enrich their lives. A wide variety ... Continue Reading
  • Loss of Smell in Elderly Adults: Does Sense of Smell Diminish? “Stop and smell the roses” and “Wake up and smell the coffee” are two phrases that the silent generation (those born between 1925 and 1945) and the baby boomer generation (born between 1945 and 1964) grew up with. Do you remember the joy of bending over a rose bush to ... Continue Reading
  • Allergies in Elderly Adults What are Allergies? Allergies occur when your immune system reacts abnormally to a foreign substance that enters or touches your body. Immune systems produce antibodies. When you have allergies, your immune system rushes to produce antibodies that identify an allergen as ... Continue Reading
  • "Old People Smell": Does Body Odor Increase With Age? Does body odor change as you get older? You may notice unique smells with older people but that doesn’t necessarily mean that old people smell “bad.” In this post, we will review the science behind this smell and answer questions such as: Does your body odor change as you ... Continue Reading
  • What Causes Hot Flashes in Seniors and the Elderly? Hot flashes are one of the less fun aspects of growing older. A hot flash is a feeling of intense heat on the upper body lasting anywhere from 30 seconds to several minutes. The intense heat can often be accompanied by sweating, red skin and dizziness. The Mayo Clinic ... Continue Reading
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