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Brighton Gardens of Raleigh
(919) 571-1123
3101 Duraleigh Rd
Raleigh, NC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Carolina House of Cary
(919) 460-5959
111 Macarthur Dr
Cary, NC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Carolina House of Wake Forest
(919) 562-8400
611 Brooks St
Wake Forest, NC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Mayview Convalescent Center
(919) 828-2348
513 E Whitaker Mill Rd
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Pamela Reid
(919) 833-1222
505 Oberlin Rd
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Heartfields at Cary
(919) 852-5757
1050 Crescent Green Dr
Cary, NC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Clare Bridge of Cary
(919) 852-1355
7870 Chapel Hill Rd
Cary, NC
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Carolina House of Durham
(919) 479-9966
4434 Ben Franklin Blvd
Durham, NC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Julia Lunsford
(919) 835-2236
1107 Harvey St
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Horizons Home Care
(919) 828-4450
1300 St. Mary S Street
Raleigh, NC
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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