You probably have heard that learning a second language is much easier when we`re young, and indeed, it is. Does that mean seniors should limit themselves when it comes to a second language? not at all. Bilingualism offers many benefits to seniors, and the brain`s capacity to learn a second language can be used to boost it into a more active mode in the golden years, improving cognitive skills. Retirees have the advantage of time, a commodity in short supply when we are younger and have so many responsibilities. The full article can be listened to in the link below.
This article has been created as a podcast, considering audio is much easier than having long text to read.