Alzheimers Care Facilities Oak Lawn 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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Chicago Ridge Nursing Center
(708) 448-1540
10602 Southwest Highway
Chicago Ridge, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lexington Of Chicago Ridge
(708) 425-1100
10300 Southwest Highway
Chicago Ridge, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Concord Extended Care
(708) 599-6700
9401 S Ridgeland Ave
Oak Lawn, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Manorcare At Oak Lawn/95th
(708) 599-8800
6300 West 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Westbury Care Center
(630) 810-0500
1800 Robin Ln
Lisle, IL
Services
Nursing Home Services, Alz/Dementia Support

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Yaman Daaboul
9830 Ridgeland Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Regal Health And Rehab Center
(708) 636-7000
9525 South Mayfield
Oak Lawn, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Manorcare At Oak Lawn/Kostner
(708) 423-7882
9401 S Kostner Ave
Oak Lawn, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

John Principe
4440 W 95th St
Oak Lawn, IL
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, 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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