Alzheimers Care Facilities Lakewood WA

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Clare Bridge of Puyallup
(253) 445-1300
8811 176th St E
Puyallup, WA
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Rolando Pasion
(253) 756-2951
9601 Steilacoom Blvd Sw
Lakewood, WA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Roman Gleyzer
(253) 756-2951
9601 Steilacoom Blvd Sw
Tacoma, WA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mehrdad Khalighi
9601 Steilacoom Blvd Sw
Tacoma, WA
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Philip Perkins
(253) 581-6140
9125 Bridgeport Way Sw
Tacoma, WA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Clare Bridge Shoreline View
(253) 858-7790
9324 N Harborview Dr
Gig Harbor, WA
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Helmut Steinwender
9601 Steilacoom Blvd Sw
Tacoma, WA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Marcus Stuen
6916 90th Avenue Ct Sw
Tacoma, WA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Antonio Gutierrez
7015 75th St Sw
Tacoma, WA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Robert Sargent
9601 Steilacoom Blvd Sw
Tacoma, WA
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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