Alzheimers Care Facilities Oak Ridge TN

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Estates of Oak Ridge
(423) 481-3900
734 Emory Valley Rd
Oak Ridge, TN
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Homewood Residence at Deane Hill
(865) 690-4070
401 Catherine McAuley Way
Knoxville, TN
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Ira Lew
(865) 482-6790
988 Oak Ridge Tpke
Oak Ridge, TN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Patrick Matthiessen
988 Oak Ridge Tpke
Oak Ridge, TN
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

John Schulte
(865) 481-1589
990 Oak Ridge Tpke
Oak Ridge, TN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Wellington Place of Kingston
(865) 376-9848
1098 Bradford Way
Kingston, TN
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Nhc Healthcare, Oak Ridge
(865) 482-7698
300 Laboratory Rd
Oak Ridge, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ridgeview Psychiatric Hospital And Ctr
(423) 569-7979
240 Tyrone Road
Oak Ridge, TN
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Brenda Finley
240 W Tyrone Rd
Oak Ridge, TN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Paul Gurecki
(865) 481-1680
990 Oak Ridge Tpke
Oak Ridge, TN
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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