Alzheimers Care Facilities North Kansas City MO

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

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Jack Edmisten
825 Euclid Ave
Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Chitra Chinnaswamy
(816) 454-8475
4444 N Belleview Ave
Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

North Kansas City Hospital Snf
(816) 691-2000
2800 Clay Edwards Drive
North Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

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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North-Kc Hosp Home Hlth Srvs
(816) 691-5119
2900 Clay Edwards Drive
North Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Northcare Hospice & Palliative Care
(816) 691-5119
2900 Clay Edwards Drive
North Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Hospices

Grisel Lopez
(816) 471-8584
2750 Clay Edwards Dr
N Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

John Clark
(816) 472-5157
2750 Clay Edwards Dr
N Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Neurology, 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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