Alzheimers Care Facilities Country Club Hills 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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South Suburban Hospital Sk Nrsg Ctr
(708) 799-8000
17800 S Kedzie Ave
Hazel Crest, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Addus Healthcare
(708) 647-1831
2711 W 183rd St
Homewood, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Manorcare Health Svs Homewood
(708) 799-0244
940 Maple Avenue
Homewood, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mercy Health Care Rehab Center
(708) 957-9200
19000 S Halsted St
Homewood, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Melmedica Children's Hthcr Inc
(708) 335-3331
17600 South Pulaski Road
Country Club Hills, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Imperial Of Hazel Crest
(708) 335-2400
3300 W 175th St
Hazel Crest, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Sany Khabbaz
(708) 799-2205
17850 Kedzie Ave
Hazel Crest, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mehdi Golchini-Shafa
2921 Polly Ln
Flossmoor, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

United Home Health Services Of
(708) 503-1354
18036 Gottschalk Ave
Homewood, IL
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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