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Handmaker Jewish Services for Aging Adult Day Care
(520) 881-2323
2221 North Rosemont Boulevard
Tucson, AZ
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Santa Catalina Villas
(520) 742-6242
7500 N Calle Sin Envidia
Tucson, AZ
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Nursing Home Services, Alz/Dementia Support

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Clare Bridge of Oro Valley
(520) 544-4300
10175 N Oracle Rd
Oro Valley, AZ
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Murray De Armond
Univ Of Arizona Stud Hlth
Tucson, AZ
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Robt Winsky
(520) 319-3600
2033 E Speedway Blvd # 202
Tucson, AZ
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Day Break Adult Day Care
(520) 325-1114
5360 East Pima Street
Tucson, AZ
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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The Fountains at LA Cholla
(520) 797-2001
2001 W Rudasill Rd
Tucson, AZ
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Nursing Home Services, Alz/Dementia Support

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Rainier Diaz
(520) 792-3962
85 W Franklin St
Tucson, AZ
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hal Crawford
Univ Of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Jospeh Thomas
1501 N Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ
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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