Alzheimers Care Facilities Glen Allen VA

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Gayton Terrace
(804) 741-1011
12401 Gayton Rd
Richmond, VA
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Alzheimer's Association, Greater Richmond Chapter
(804) 967-2580
4600 Cox Road, #130
Glen Allen, VA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Association Chapters

Elizabeth Adam Crump Manor
(804) 672-8725
3600 Moutain Road
Glen Allen, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

T Tanwi
4119 Meadowgreen Ct
Richmond, VA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Winfred Ward
(804) 747-5600
7700 E Parham Rd
Richmond, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Greater Richmond
(804) 967-2580
4600 Cox Road Suite 130
Glen Allen, VA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Association Chapters

Sultan Lakhani
(804) 965-0642
10676 Anna Marie Dr
Glen Allen, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Oisin Mac Searraigh
(804) 261-8560
10299 Woodman Rd
Glen Allen, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Gentiva Hlth Srvc Richmond
(804) 672-7500
2601 Willard Road Suite 101
Richmond, VA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Kent Mc Daniel
2715 Enterprise Pkwy
Richmond, VA
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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