Alzheimers Care Facilities Grants Pass OR

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Laurel Hill Nursing Ctr
(541) 479-3700
859 Ne Sixth Street
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Three Rivers Home Care
(541) 955-4054
1550 N W 6th Street
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Jackson Dempsey
714 Nw A St
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Riverside Home Health Care
(541) 476-1583
924 Sw 6th, Suite F
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Lovejoy Hospice, Inc
(541) 474-1193
400 Ne E Street, Po Box 356
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Hospices

Wendy Saville
715 Nw Dimmick St
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Josephine County Mental Health Dept
(541) 474-5365
714 Northwest A Street
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Highland House
(541) 474-1901
2201 Nw Highland Avenue
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Royale Gardens
(541) 476-8891
2075 Nw Highland Avenue
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Elias Dickerman
(541) 476-8859
124 Nw Midland Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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