Taste
Taste
By Jacinta Sheedy, 4:14 pm on June 8, 2018

Effects of ageing on taste and smell The most important thing to remember about the sense of taste is that it highly dependent upon the sense of smell. The brain is only capable of distinguishing five specific flavours; Sour Sweet Salty Bitter Savoury We experience taste when saliva combines with good to break it down chemically. Our mouths contain over 10,000 taste buds. Our taste buds must physically meet the…

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hearing
hearing
By Jacinta Sheedy, 12:33 pm on June 7, 2018

There are many ways to seek help and manage hearing loss to stop it from getting worse. We have written about how our sense can be affected at any age, especially as we get older. However, hearing loss can happen at any age. This can happen for a variety of reasons including genetics, consistent exposure to loud noises at work, ear infections, head injuries and exposure to certain chemicals or…

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Vission-Loss
Vission-Loss
By Jacinta Sheedy, 11:51 am on June 7, 2018

Changes to our vision We have written about how our senses can be affected at any age, especially as we get older.  However, Vision loss can happen at any age. As people age, they often experience multiple changes in their overall health. Amongst these are eye changes, and diseases that usually result in vision loss. Changes to our eyes happen because of disease, genetic factors, general wear and tear and…

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The five senses
The five senses
By Jacinta Sheedy, 11:05 am on June 7, 2018

What happens when we lose our senses? Most of us have five functioning senses which are hearing, vision, touch, smell and taste. Our senses tend to change as we age for various reasons for instance: You may experience vision difficulties such as astigmatism or near- sightedness because the lens of your eye is curved irregularly. Some people can cause damage to their ears through many years of being exposed to…

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