Elderly Facts

4 facts tagged with Elderly Facts

  • 1
    ‘Old people smell’ is actually caused by a chemical, 2-nonenal, that old people secrete through their skin
  • 2
    There is a fake village with fake shops and restaurants that is actually a care home for elderly dementia sufferers in the Netherlands.
  • 3
    Some nursing homes in Germany have fake bus stops to keep Alzheimer's patients from wandering away.
  • 4
    In 2005, 25 percent of Americans over the age of 50 played video games, an increase from nine percent in 1999.