Alzheimers Care Facilities Highland Park IL

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Brighton Gardens of Hoffman Estates
(847) 755-0735
2150 W Golf Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Hospice Care, Alz/Dementia Support

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Lauren Jacker
(847) 433-1331
1893 Sheridan Rd
Highland Park, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

K Lipkin
(847) 641-0420
370 Aspen Ln
Highland Park, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Zachary Solomon
2055 Green Bay Rd
Highland Park, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Harley Rubens
2776 Roslyn Ln
Highland Park, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

David Grossmann
(847) 432-0577
777 Central Ave
Highland Park, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Raymond Silverman
(847) 433-6520
718 Glenview Ave
Highland Park, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Gentle Homecare, Inc
(847) 432-9100
505 Laurel Suite 203
Highland Park, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Mariam Lutwak
(847) 926-0212
1764 Lake Ave
Highland Park, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Elvina Berman
(847) 433-8241
1031 Marion Ave
Highland Park, IL
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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