Use your words! As a therapist in New York, I am often impressed with my psychotherapy client's impetus and ability to use a wide vocabulary when expressing themselves. I believe something about therapy-- or maybe the whole act of the talking cure itself --forces us to use our words.
And this can help aging! A new study showed results that led to the conclusion "that a higher level of vocabulary, as a measure of cognitive reserve, can protect against cognitive impairment,” Lojo Seoane said. Source: FECYT – Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology.
So start talking!