Alzheimers Care Facilities Jamaica Plain MA

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Brighton Gardens of Dedham
(781) 407-7711
391 Common St
Dedham, MA
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Hospice Care, Alz/Dementia Support

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Mindy Hoffer
170 Morton St
Jamaica Plain, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Jerome Rogoff
1153 Centre St
Boston, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Harold Stein
(617) 522-7910
1153 Centre St
Boston, MA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Nancy Pratt
150 S Huntington Ave
Jamaica Plain, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sunrise at Gardner Park
(978) 532-3200
73 Margin St
Peabody, MA
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Hospice Care, Alz/Dementia Support

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Boston Ctr For Rheab And Subac
(617) 325-5400
1245 Centre Street
Roslindale, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ann Potter
(617) 983-0354
9 Halifax St
Boston, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Aida Won
1200 Centre St
Boston, MA
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

George Fields
(617) 971-0210
49 Robinwood Ave
Boston, MA
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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