Bad sense of smell may be linked to depression in older people: study

Bad sense of smell may be linked to depression in older people: study

Their findings, published in the Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, do not prove that loss of smell causes depression, but suggest that it may serve as a powerful indicator of overall health and well-being. “We’ve seen repeatedly that bad smell can be an early warning sign of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, as well … Read more

ChatGPT: A promising tool to combat social isolation and loneliness in older adults with mild cognitive impairment

ChatGPT: A promising tool to combat social isolation and loneliness in older adults with mild cognitive impairment

SOCIAL IOLOLITY AND LONENESS is a growing concern for older adults, especially those with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). MCI is characterized by mild cognitive decline, often considered a transitional stage between normal aging and dementia.1 Many older adults with MCI develop memory problems and personality changes that often lead to communication difficulties and withdrawal from … Read more