Alzheimers Care Facilities Thomasville NC

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Clare Bridge at High Point Place
(336) 869-4188
1564 Skeet Club Road
High Point, NC
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Brighton Gardens of Greensboro
(336) 297-4700
1208 New Garden Rd
Greensboro, NC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Hospice Care, Alz/Dementia Support

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Duke St Jos Hc Thomasville
(336) 472-1080
1007 Lexington
Thomasville, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Britthaven Of Davidson
(336) 475-9116
706 Pineywood Rd
Thomasville, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Piedmont Center
(336) 472-2017
100 Hedrick Dr
Thomasville, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Carolina House of Lexington
(336) 238-1700
161 Young Dr
Lexington, NC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Clare Bridge of Winston-Salem
(336) 659-7797
275 S Peace Haven Rd
Winston Salem, NC
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Libertywood Nursing Center
(336) 472-7771
1028 Blair St
Thomasville, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Davidson County Mental Health Center
(336) 474-2700
205 Old Lexington Road
Thomasville, NC
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Sunbridge Care & Rehab For The Triad
(336) 885-0141
707 North Elm Street
High Point, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

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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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