Alzheimers Care Facilities Pittsburgh PA

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Harmar Village Care Center
(724) 274-3773
715 Freeport Road
Cheswick, PA
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Nursing Home Services, Alz/Dementia Support

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St Francis Home Health Services
(412) 338-8633
2216 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Bradley Lewis
1835 Centre Ave
Pittsburgh, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mercy Home Health
(724) 232-7685
1400 Locust St 3rd Fl
Pittsburgh, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

John Prendergast
(412) 232-7170
1518 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Alzheimer's Association, Greater Pittsburgh Chapter
(800) 652-3370
1323 Forbes Ave., Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Association Chapters

Mercy Hospital Skilled Nursing Facilty
(412) 692-8664
1400 Locust Street
Pittsburgh, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

David Spence
Penthouse Apartments
Pittsburgh, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Robert Blume
(412) 232-8111
1501 Locust St
Pittsburgh, PA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

David Martin
11 Stanwix St
Pittsburgh, PA
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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