Alzheimers Care Facilities San Antonio TX

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Homewood Residence at Castle Hills
(210) 375-8132
1207 Jackson Keller Rd
San Antonio, TX
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Clare Bridge of San Antonio
(210) 653-6100
14595 Nacogdoches Rd
San Antonio, TX
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Herbert Perkins
(210) 617-5300
7400 Merton Minter St
San Antonio, TX
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Michael Escamilla
7703 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

John Pichot
(210) 617-5130
7400 Merton Minter St
San Antonio, TX
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Homewood Residence at Shavano Park
(210) 408-7411
4096 de Zavala Rd
San Antonio, TX
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Emilio Romero
7400 Merton Minter St
San Antonio, TX
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Stephen Stern
(210) 567-5450
7703 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Martin Giffen
(210) 567-5484
7703 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Vicky Reher
(210) 567-4536
7703 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX
Specialty
Psychiatry, 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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