Alzheimers Care Facilities Gig Harbor WA

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Clare Bridge Shoreline View
(253) 858-7790
9324 N Harborview Dr
Gig Harbor, WA
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Doyle Brock
6111 66th St Nw
Gig Harbor, WA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Merit Rome
4700 Point Fosdick Dr Nw
Gig Harbor, WA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Highlands Dementia Care Ctr
(253) 752-7713
5954 North 26th
Tacoma, WA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

George Jackson
5909 Orchard St W
University Pl, WA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Cottesmore Of Life Care
(253) 851-5433
2909 14th Avenue Northwest
Gig Harbor, WA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Manor Care Of Gig Harbor
(253) 858-8688
3309 45th Street Court Northwest
Gig Harbor, WA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lawrence Martin
(253) 851-5256
3301 11th Avenue Ct Nw
Gig Harbor, WA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Stephen Schilt
(253) 565-5376
7609 6th Ave
Tacoma, WA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Iris Tio-Matos
3018 N 8th St
Tacoma, WA
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, 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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