Alzheimers Care Facilities Lakeland FL

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Plant City Senior Center
(813) 272-6261
1205 South Waller Street
Plant City, FL
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Charles R. Richardson Senior Center (The)
(863) 534-0393
615 North Jackson Street
Bartow, FL
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Caregivers Home Hlth Lakeland
(863) 683-5574
1424 Commercial Park Drive
Lakeland, FL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Shodhan Patel
(863) 682-6147
1125 Bartow Rd
Lakeland, FL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Chhatrapal Thakur
(863) 688-0719
2625 S Florida Ave
Lakeland, FL
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lakeland Multi-Purpose Senior Center
(863) 499-2606
1200 Southern Avenue
Lakeland, FL
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Clare Bridge of Winter Haven
(941) 318-8416
6120 Cypress Gardens Blvd
Winter Haven, FL
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Gentiva Health Svc Lakeland
(863) 686-7765
124 S Florida Avenue
Lakeland, FL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Interim Healthcare Inc Lakeland
(863) 619-8822
3615 S Fl Avenue Suite 1220
Lakeland, FL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Florida Presbyterian Homes
(863) 688-5521
16 Lake Hunter Drive
Lakeland, FL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

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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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