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Sunrise at Thomas Circle
(202) 628-3844
1330 Massachusetts Ave Nw
Washington, DC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Nursing Home Services, Alz/Dementia Support

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Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights
(301) 656-1900
5555 Friendship Blvd
Chevy Chase, MD
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Hospice Care, Alz/Dementia Support

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Julie Ponquinette
(703) 823-6069
5249 Duke St Ste 200
Alexandria, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Eugene Conley
917 Saint Stephens Rd
Alexandria, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Henry Skopek
(703) 931-9569
3716 King St
Alexandria, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Grand Oaks
(202) 349-3400
5901 Macarthur Blvd Nw
Washington, DC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Hospice Care, In-home Care, Alz/Dementia Support

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Carlos Hecker
(703) 820-7000
3450 N Beauregard St
Alexandria, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Rajesh Sethi
4660 Kenmore Ave
Alexandria, VA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sharon Hamasaki
3905 Keller Ave
Alexandria, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Integrated Health Services Northern Va
(703) 684-9100
900 Virginia Avenue
Alexandria, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

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Caffeine May Counteract Alzheimer’s Disease

By David Bois – first published on tonic.com on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 12:54 PM ET

In addition to that morning kick, caffeine may offer us protective benefits against Alzheimer’s disease according to a new study conducted in Portugal.

As Tonic reported this week, an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis is made in America every 60 seconds. A cure that still eludes us (for not too much longer, we hope) and a population that is aging combine to compel us to remain vigilant and supportive of those who are afflicted and of others who care for them. In the meantime, fascinating bits of insight will arise that help us to better understand this cruel affliction, such as this one reported by Science Daily , which will make an appropriate companion read for that fresh cup of joe you just poured.

In a study of studies, researchers in Portugal have assembled and reviewed a collection of original experimental and epidemiological studies that explore the effects of caffeine on cognitive function and deterioration, and have found evidence that caffeine may slow the progress of the disease and may mitigate the erosion of cognitive function that AD can bring. The subsequent analysis, spearheaded by Alexandre de Mendonça from the University of Lisbon and Rodrigo A. Cunha from the University of Coimbra is available online in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease .

Among the primary findings that the ambitious research literature has uncovered are evidence for R...

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