DE­LAYED ON­SET OF ALZHEIMER’S DIS­EASE AND DE­MEN­TIA

Sunday Mail - Body and Soul - - FRONT PAGE -

Fancy per­fect­ing that Françias ac­cent, or de­ci­pher­ing Man­darin char­ac­ters? Learn­ing a sec­ond lan­guage, even in adult­hood, ben­e­fits the age­ing brain in many ways, and bilin­gual­ism is as­so­ci­ated with a sub­stan­tial de­lay in the on­set of Alzheimer’s dis­ease, de­men­tia and mild cog­ni­tive im­pair­ment, ac­cord­ing

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