Alzheimers Care Facilities Arden NC

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Arbor Terrace of Asheville
(828) 681-5533
3199 Sweeten Creek Rd
Asheville, NC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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The Oaks At Sweeten Creek
(828) 681-0904
3864 Sweeten Creek Rd
Arden, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Park Ridge Home Health
(828) 687-5261
Post Office Box 1569
Fletcher, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Judith Hoffman
38 Westchester Dr
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Steven Buser
932 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Clare Bridge of Asheville
(828) 687-0155
4 Walden Ridge Dr
Asheville, NC
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Park Ridge Living Center
(828) 684-4857
Howard Gap Rd P O Box 5339
Fletcher, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Givens Health Center
(828) 274-4800
600 Barrett Lane
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Laura Fleck
21 Turtle Creek Dr
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Interim Healthcare Of Wnc
(828) 274-2082
780 Hendersonville Road
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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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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