Alzheimers Care Facilities Bridgeview IL

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Brighton Gardens of Orland Park
(708) 403-2001
16051 S La Grange Rd
Orland Park, IL
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Hospice Care, Alz/Dementia Support

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Brighton Gardens of Wheaton
(630) 681-1234
831 Butterfield Rd
Wheaton, IL
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Hospice Care, Alz/Dementia Support

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Bridgeview Health Care Center
(708) 594-5440
8100 South Harlem Avenue
Bridgeview, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Bassam Osman
9050 W 81st St
Justice, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hickory Nursing Pavilion
(708) 598-4040
9246 South Roberts Road
Hickory Hills, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Westbury Care Center
(630) 810-0500
1800 Robin Ln
Lisle, IL
Services
Nursing Home Services, Alz/Dementia Support

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Century Village
(708) 598-4098
8540 South Harlem
Bridgeview, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Integrated Hlth Serv-Brentwood
(708) 423-1201
5400 West 87th Street
Burbank, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Gentiva Health Services
(708) 598-1411
7667 West 95th St. Suite 300
Hickory Hills, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Exceptional Health Center
(708) 499-5400
5701 W 79th St
Burbank, IL
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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