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

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

Mcallister Nursing Home, The
(708) 798-2272
18300 S. Lavergne Ave Pob 367
Tinley Park, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Choicecare Home Health, Inc
(708) 489-6700
6400 College Drive
Palos Heights, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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

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

Abid Ali
(708) 361-0220
11800 Southwest Hwy
Palos Heights, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Melmedica Children's Hthcr Inc
(708) 335-3331
17600 South Pulaski Road
Country Club Hills, 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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