Alzheimers Care Facilities Manitowoc WI

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Harbor House Manitowoc II
(920) 686-0160
1480 N 7th St
Manitowoc, WI
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Kindredhearts Manitowoc
(920) 686-0870
5005 Vista Rd
Manitowoc, WI
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Tracy Hoffman
601 N 8th St
Manitowoc, WI
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Holy Family Memorial Home Care
(920) 686-8606
333 Reed Av
Manitowoc, WI
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

North Ridge Medical & Rehab Ce
(920) 682-0314
1445 North 7th Street
Manitowoc, WI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Point Creek Home
(920) 683-9388
1722 New York Ave
Manitowoc, WI
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Petrzelka Family Home
(920) 755-3071
12112 Melnik Rd
Whitelaw, WI
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Manitowoc Co Community Hospice
(920) 683-4345
1004 Washington Street
Manitowoc, WI
Specialty
Hospices

Manitowoc Health Care Ctr 2398
(920) 683-4100
4200 Calumet Avenue
Manitowoc, WI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Holy Family Memorial Hospice 1527
(920) 683-8437
333 Reed Ave Po Box 1450
Manitowoc, WI
Specialty
Hospices

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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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