Alzheimers Care Facilities Franklin TN

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Brighton Gardens of Brentwood
(615) 376-5299
103 Arcaro Pl
Brentwood, TN
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Homewood Residence at Brookmont Terrace
(615) 353-1990
6767 Brookmont Ter
Nashville, TN
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Claiborne And Hughes Hlth Cntr
(615) 791-1103
200 Strahl Street
Franklin, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Harpeth Terrace Conv Ctr
(615) 794-8417
1287 West Main
Franklin, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Nhc Healthcare, Franklin
(615) 790-0154
216 Fairground St
Franklin, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Christian Companion Senior Care
(615) 371-1077
750 Old Hickory Blvd, Bldg 2 Ste 150
Brentwood, TN
Services
In-home Care, Alz/Dementia Support

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Willowbrook Health & Home Svs
(615) 791-8817
145 Southeast Parkway, Suite 100
Franklin, TN
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Willowbrook Hospice Inc
(615) 791-8499
1335 West Main St Suite A
Franklin, TN
Specialty
Hospices

S Kondapavuluru
1325 W Main St Ste A
Franklin, TN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Guidance Center,The
(615) 893-0770
1909 Columbia Avenue
Franklin, TN
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

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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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