Smell or Taste: Which would I prefer to lose?

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from: Longevity Explorers | Saratoga Retirement Community

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Explorers discuss and offer examples of the effects of losing the sense of smell or taste, and moreover which sense would be the more important to them personally, if they had to choose. Group members share anecdotes that reflect various preferences and points of view as to which sense would be missed most, and why.

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from the Saratoga Retirement Community circle discussion January 24th, 2017.


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Key words: 
sense of smell, taste, olfactory nerve

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