Stop and smell the roses

Too busy to stop and smell the roses? Don’t be. Recent research reported that older adults with dysfunction of the sense of smell had more than twice the odds of  developing dementia in 5 years. Dementia is to me one of the most dehumanizing incurable disease of modern times. It affects 10% of the world population, …

Seize the day

Carpe diem, a Latin maxim, means seize the day. Baby boomers have a tendency of living too much in the past. This is understandable in a way. Physically, we are past our prime. We may work out 3 or even 4 times a week, but the best we can do is seemingly to slow the …