Alzheimers Care Facilities Oak Forest IL

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Brighton Gardens of Orland Park
(708) 403-2001
16051 S La Grange Rd
Orland Park, IL
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Hospice Care, Alz/Dementia Support

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Aamir Safdar
6320 159th St
Oak Forest, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Shay Healthcare Services Inc.
(708) 597-9085
13820 S Cicero Ave
Crestwood, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Arthur Itkin
(708) 425-9000
11824 Southwest Hwy
Palos Heights, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Victor Berger
7350 W College Dr
Palos Heights, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Oak Forest Hospital
(708) 687-7200
15900 South Cicero Avenue
Oak Forest, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Plaza Terrace
(708) 389-3141
3249 W 147th St
Midlothian, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Crestwood Care Centre
(708) 371-0400
14255 South Cicero Avenue
Crestwood, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Yang Chun
7400 183rd St
Tinley Park, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Vital Home And Hlth Care Inc.
(708) 429-9929
16335 S Harlem Suite 2w
Tinley Park, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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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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