The care home residents proving it’s never too late to learn a new language

25 July 2018 – Guardian

French and Italian classes are improving self-confidence and wellbeing as well as cognition – including for those with dementia.
The language classes are the brainchild of entrepreneur Robbie Norval, who started Lingo Flamingo in 2015 to provide lessons for older adults. The social enterprise employs 35 tutors who work in care homes and community centres across Scotland and so far, it has worked with over 800 people.


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