If you speak 2 or more languages daily, you may have a decreased risk of having dementia…

January 11th, 2013 No Comments

Visiting Angels - In The NewsIf you or your aging parent speak two or more languages fluently, on a daily basis, you may have a decreased risk of early-onset dementia, an article in the January issue of Journal of Neuroscience explains. Because of the way the brain functions in someone who is bilingual, enabling faster mental task switching, a “cognitive reserve” is built up in the brain. This allows the brain to run more smoothly for a longer period of time than with people who only speak one language. Being bilingual is a brain booster! Interesting news for those involved in elder care New Jersey.

Read more about these findings at Voxxi.com–http://bit.ly/XNvN8E

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