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Senior Quick Quiz—23

When it comes to your well-being, knowledge is power. Brush up before your next checkup. Answers appear below.

A loss of taste or smell can indicate:

normal aging patternsAlzheimer’s diseaseParkinson’s diseaseall of the above

When caring for dentures, you shouldn’t:

soak them overnightuse a harsh toothpasterinse before putting them back in your mouthremove and rinse them after eating

Improve your memory by:

socializingeating healthy foodsavoiding mentally challenging activitiesa and b

How much daily fiber should a healthy 60-year-old man get?

30 grams35 grams38 grams28 grams

Age spots should checked out by a doctor if they are:

flat and oval shapedbrown or graydark, an unusual combination of colors or have changed appearanceaccompanied by dry, rough skin