Alzheimers Care Facilities Muscle Shoals AL

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Wellington Place of the Shoals
(256) 386-7177
2904 S Wilson Dam Rd
Muscle Shoals, AL
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Nursing Home Services, Alz/Dementia Support

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Southern Care Quad Cities
(205) 740-0777
600 A Woodward Avenue
Muscle Shoals, AL
Specialty
Hospices

Northwest Al Regional Health Departmen
(256) 383-1231
1000 South Jackson Highway
Sheffield, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Sunbridge For Tuscumbia
(256) 383-1535
813 Keller Lane
Tuscumbia, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Evaldas Radzevicius
635 W College St
Florence, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sunbridge Care & Rehab For Mus
(256) 381-4330
200 Alabama Avenue
Muscle Shoals, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Tri County Home Health Care
(256) 381-9247
100 Town Plaza
Sheffield, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Sunbridge Care & Rehab-Shoals
(256) 383-4541
500 John Aldridge Drive
Tuscumbia, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospice Of The Shoals, Inc
(256) 767-6699
115 Fairground Road
Florence, AL
Specialty
Hospices

A & E Hospice Care Inc
(256) 764-5579
215 West Drive Hicks Boulevard
Florence, AL
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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