Tag Archives: Bilingual

Can bilingualism protect the brain even with early stages of dementia?

Researchers find bilingualism provides the brain with greater cognitive reserve, delaying onset of symptoms TORONTO, February 13, 2020 – A study led by York University psychology researchers provides new evidence that bilingualism can delay symptoms of dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, making up 60 to 70 per cent of dementia cases. […]

Bilingual citizenship ceremony at Glendon College a lesson in real-life experiences of new Canadians

TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2016 − Students taking a course on Canadian citizenship at York University’s Glendon College will be given a unique experiential education opportunity on Thursday, as they meet with about 50 new Canadians an hour before they officially receive their Canadian citizenship. The bilingual citizenship ceremony, organized by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, […]