Alzheimers Care Facilities Clackamas OR

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Clare Bridge of Troutdale
(503) 465-8104
1201 SW Cherry Park Rd
Troutdale, OR
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Clare Bridge of Beaverton
(503) 439-1653
16655 NW Walker Rd
Beaverton, OR
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Leslie Christianson
(503) 285-9321
9800 Se Sunnyside Rd
Clackamas, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Keith Griffin
(503) 653-3451
10163 Se Sunnyside Rd
Clackamas, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Greg Zarelli
10180 Se Sunnyside Rd
Clackamas, OR
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Regency Park Assisted Living
(503) 292-8444
8300 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Cara Rozell
10180 Se Sunnyside Rd
Clackamas, OR
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

David Vandelindt
9800 Se Sunnyside Rd
Clackamas, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sunita Deshmukh
9290 Se Sunnybrook Blvd
Clackamas, OR
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Clackamas Rehab & Specialty Care
(503) 656-0393
220 E Hereford
Gladstone, OR
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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