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Holland Home Fulton Manor
(616) 643-2600
1450 E. Fulton Street
Grand Rapids, MI
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Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Resolute Adult Living Facility
(616) 243-4696
1414 Eastern Avenue, Se
Grand Rapids, MI
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Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Alzheimers Center of West Mi
(616) 949-9500
3956 Whispering Way, Se
Grand Rapids, MI
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Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Emerald Meadows
(616) 954-2366
6117 Charlevoix Woods Ct.
Grand Rapids, MI
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Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Windsor Manor North
(616) 954-6628
2499 Forest Hill Avenu Se
Kentwood, MI
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Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Tranquility Afc
(231) 779-0300
3821 S. 39 Rd.
Cadillac, MI
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Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Clark Retirement Home
(616) 452-1568
1551 Franklin Street, Se
Grand Rapids, MI
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Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Alzheimer's Center of W MI No. 8
(616) 949-9500
3948 Whispering Way, Se
Grand Rapids, MI
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Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Whispering Woods No. 6
(616) 949-9500
3962 Whispering Way
Grand Rapids, MI
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Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Porter Hills Presbyterian Village
(616) 949-4971
3600 East Fulton Street
Grand Rapids, MI
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Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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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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