Alzheimers Care Facilities La Fayette GA

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Shepherd Hills Health Care Ctr
(706) 638-4112
800 Patterson Rd
La Fayette, GA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lafayette Health Care Inc
(706) 638-4662
205 Roadrunner Boulevard
Lafayette, GA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Harold Levine
500 City Hall Dr
Ft Oglethorpe, GA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hutcheson Home Care Hospice
(706) 866-8881
100 Mitchell Road
Fort Oglethorpe, GA
Specialty
Hospices

Aron Halfin
500 Greenleaf Cir
Ft Oglethorpe, GA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Countryside Hospice Care
(706) 638-7651
104 E Patton Avenue
Lafayette, GA
Specialty
Hospices

Dade Health & Rehab Center
(706) 657-4171
1234 Highway 301 South
Trenton, GA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Esteban Lim
(706) 861-3387
700 City Hall Dr
Ft Oglethorpe, GA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hutcheson Med Ctr Subacute Uni
(706) 858-2000
100 Gross Crescent Circle
Fort Oglethorpe, GA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Donald Campbell
500 Greenleaf Cir
Ft Oglethorpe, GA
Specialty
Psychiatry, 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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