Alzheimers Care Facilities Shelbyville IN

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Terry Parrish
(317) 398-7337
150 W Washington St
Shelbyville, IN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Heritage House Convalescent Ce
(317) 421-0982
2309 S Miller St
Shelbyville, IN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Americare Hospice
(317) 738-5908
799 W Jefferson St Ste D
Franklin, IN
Specialty
Hospices

Angelcare Health & Living Cent
(317) 738-4357
1109 N Main St
Franklin, IN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Franklin Meadows
(317) 736-9113
1285 West Jefferson St
Franklin, IN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Major Home Care
(317) 392-4663
150 West Washington Street
Shelbyville, IN
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Morristown Manor
(765) 763-6525
868 S Washington St
Morristown, IN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Indiana Masonic Home
(317) 736-6141
690 S Street
Franklin, IN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Charles Rehn
1155 W Jefferson St
Franklin, IN
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hickory Creek At Franklin
(317) 736-8214
580 Lemley St
Franklin, IN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

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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