Alzheimers Care Facilities Lenexa KS

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

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Parimal Purohit
8355 Oakview Cir
Lenexa, KS
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Stephanie Studenski
7405 Renner Rd
Shawnee, KS
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Gladstone Tucker
10500 Quivira Rd
Overland Park, KS
Specialty
Geriatric Family Practice, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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Gentiva Health Services I
(913) 492-8696
9980 Lakeview Ave
Lenexa, KS
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Lakeview Village Home Health
(913) 888-0259
9100 Park
Lenexa, KS
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Rosemarie Romain-Tyson
9634 Halsey St
Lenexa, KS
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Delmar Gardens Of Lenexa
(913) 492-1130
9701 Monrovia St
Lenexa, KS
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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