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Loss Of Smell Linked To Dementia


A simple sniff test may determine if people are at risk of developing dementia, researchers claim. Studies have found that a failing sense of smell may be an early warning sign of the disease, with those showing the worst symptoms being more likely to get a dementia like Alzheimer’s. 

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Change In Humour Could Be Linked To Dementia


Have you noticed a change in a loved one’s sense of humour recently? Do they prefer to watch Mr Bean over more satirical comedy shows like Yes Minister these days? This could be an early warning sign of developing a dementia such as Alzheimer’s, experts warn. 

These personality changes can be qu...

Brain Training For The Elderly | Proof It Really Works

Just 60-75 minutes of brain training a day makes all the difference to cognitive abilities, according to a US Government study. Even people aged over 74 found an improvement in their reasoning and processing skills – up on a period of 10 years.

Participants who were given around 10-12 sessions, were ...