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Bilingual Seniors Delay the Effects of Dementia by 4 Years

                    Baby Boomers -STICK WITH YOUR FOREIGN LANGUAGE CLASSES

Research shows us that there is a correlation between achievement on standardized tests and bilingualism in children. Apparently the brain benefits don't stop there.
The WALL STREET JOURNAL published an article October 12 detailing a study that shows that bilingual seniors stave off signs of dementia an average of 4 years longer than their monolingual counterparts. Speaking more than one language allows your brain to build up some cognitive reserve the researchers note, and allows for better coping skills as the brain deteriorates with old age.

 I wonder if a second language can do anything for those deepening crow's feet...

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