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This Is Getting Old Podcast with Melissa B PhD

Jun 21, 2022

One American researcher discovered that older adults (approximately 3000 older adults aged 57-85) with reduced smell (hyposmia) had more than 50% risk of acquiring dementia within five years, regardless of other risk factors. Those who had the worst smell loss (full anosmia) were the ones who would be most likely to...

Jun 14, 2022

You may recall that Maya Angelou said something along the lines of “people will forget what you say, they will forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel”. Well, there’s a reason for that and that’s what I’m going to talk about today.

We can all use the concept of emotional memories...