Senses fade as we age

Ninety-four percent of us will lose one or more our senses as we get older. A company called Sodexo, a leader in quality of life services, did a study with the University of Ottawa to help those who work with seniors understand how we perceive the world as those senses wane, especially in the long-term care field.

The study results offered conclusions and help on topics such as:

Hearing — Most seniors over the age of 85 have hearing loss. Tips: Minimize sounds of heating and air conditioning systems, and provide a

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