Mrs The Millbrooker and I are working our way merrily through level one at the moment (pretty basic, but good background even for those of us with a modicum of the language). The other financial contributors will be having it installed onto their hard drives very soon.
Anyone thinking of using the Rosetta Stone method can see how it works here: http://www.rosettastone.co.uk/personal/demo/demo-info (click on the right hand "demo" icon, fill in the simple registration and have a go. It's remarkable.
Add to that a promised beginning to guitar lessons (from the ludicrously talented "Flash" Alik of ludicrously talented Freshly Squeezed fame) in September and that should keep Alzheimer's at bay for quite a while. Huzzah!