Fifth Sense

28th March


Imagine not being able to smell the aroma of a perfume or appreciate the flavours of a meal. Imagine not being able to smell dangers such as gas, smoke, or spoiled food. 

Studies have suggested that 1-5% of the population has anosmia, the lack of the sense of smell. This is particularly prevalent in older people. Approximately 4.2 million people over the age of 65 live alone, more than 1 in 4 may have an impaired sense of smell.


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