Alzheimers Care Facilities East Providence RI

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United Methodist Health Care Center
(401) 438-7210
30 Alexander Avenue
East Providence, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Waterview Villa N & R Ctr
(401) 438-7020
1275 S Broadway
East Providence, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Eastgate Nursing-Recovery
(401) 431-2087
198 Waterman Avenue
East Providence, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Evergreen House Health Center
(401) 438-3250
1 Evergreen Drive
East Providence, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Richard Wagner
(401) 351-3069
345 Blackstone Blvd
Providence, RI
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Health Havens Nursing & Rehab Center
(401) 438-4275
100 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Harris Health Center
(401) 434-7404
833 Broadway
East Providence, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hattie Ide Chaffee Home
(401) 434-1520
200 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Zelko Leon
(401) 421-0040
345 Blackstone Blvd
Providence, RI
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hermann Schmid
(401) 831-6230
345 Blackstone Blvd
Providence, RI
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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