Alzheimers Care Facilities Asheville 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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Reid Taylor
(828) 255-7776
7 Mcdowell St
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Anthony Weisenberger
(828) 258-2112
191 E Chestnut St
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Susan Kostenko
(828) 258-3500
356 Biltmore Ave
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Robert Harned
(828) 285-0002
46 Haywood St
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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Ameliann Williams
(828) 258-3500
356 Biltmore Ave
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Dennis Martin
(828) 255-0313
3 Mcdowell St
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Antonio Bird
14 S Pack Sq
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Robert Armstrong
(828) 255-7776
7 Mcdowell St
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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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