Alzheimers Care Facilities Goose Creek SC

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Ashley River Plantation
(843) 766-9898
2333 Ashley River Rd
Charleston, SC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Nancy Hoevenaar
114 Springhall Dr
Goose Creek, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

James Folk
9330 Medical Plaza Dr
Charleston, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Amedisys Home Health
(843) 553-1263
9241 University Boulevard, Suite A
Charleston, SC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Interim Healthcare Low Country
(843) 797-2942
7301 Rivers Ave
N Charleston, SC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Edenbrook of Charleston
(843) 763-4055
2030 Charlie Hall Blvd
Charleston, SC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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White Oak Manor - Charleston
(843) 797-8282
9319 Medical Plaza Dr
Charleston, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Southern Care - Charleston
(843) 569-0870
2070 Northbrook Blvd - #B1
Charleston, SC
Specialty
Hospices

Peter Sukin
9225 University Blvd
N Charleston, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Heartland Hlth Care Ctr-Char
(843) 553-0656
1800 Eagle Landing Blvd
Hanahan, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

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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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