Alzheimers Care Facilities Elmwood Park IL

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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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Brighton Gardens of Hoffman Estates
(847) 755-0735
2150 W Golf Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Hospice Care, Alz/Dementia Support

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Elmwood Care
(708) 452-9200
7733 West Grand Avenue
Elmwood Park, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Solita Llaguno
3658 N Newcastle Ave
Chicago, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Alejandro Rarang
(773) 725-4671
4132 N Mobile Ave
Chicago, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

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

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Richard Koenig
1630 N Rutherford Ave
Chicago, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Rhodora Palacio
4200 N Oak Park Ave
Chicago, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Wonsam Hahn
(773) 794-4000
4200 N Oak Park Ave
Chicago, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Jagnandan Garcha
4200 N Oak Park Ave
Chicago, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, 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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