Alzheimers Care Facilities Lees Summit MO

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Foxwood Springs
(816) 331-3111
1500 W. Foxwood Drive
Raymore, MO
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Nursing Home Services, Alz/Dementia Support

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Brighton Gardens of Prairie Village
(913) 262-1611
7105 Mission Rd
Prairie Village, KS
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Nursing Home Services, Alz/Dementia Support

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Kaoru Williams
(816) 347-1999
254 Ne Chipman Rd
Lees Summit, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Research Mental Health Services
(816) 246-8000
1001 Nw Independence Ave
Lees Summit, MO
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

John Knox Village Care Center
(816) 246-4343
600 Nw Pryor Road
Lees Summit Mpo, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Clare Bridge of Leawood
(913) 345-8808
12724 State Line Rd
Leawood, KS
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Freedom Pointe of Overland Park
(913) 385-2052
9201 Foster
Overland Park, KS
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Nursing Home Services, Alz/Dementia Support

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Jefferson Health Care
(816) 524-3328
615 Sw Oldham Parkway
Lees Summit Mpo, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

John Knox Village Hospice
(816) 251-8000
400 Nw Murray Road
Lees Summit, MO
Specialty
Hospices

Paul Pendell
(816) 525-4400
506 Nw Murray Rd
Lees Summit, MO
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, 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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