senile memory

se·nile mem·o·ry

memory that is good for remote events, often in contrast to current events; characteristically seen in aged or demented people.

se·nile mem·or·y

(senil memŏr-ē)
Memory that is better for remote than current events; seen in aged or demented people.
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To put this in simplistic terms, if we are to protect against the ravages of immune senescence, we need to increase our numbers of naive cells ("virgin" immune cells), while reducing numbers of surplus senile memory cells.
As people accumulate exhausted T-cells, an adverse consequence is these senile memory cells emit pro-inflammatory cytokines (22,11) that exacerbate chronic inflammatory conditions.