Alzheimers Care Facilities Virginia Beach VA

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Brighton Gardens of Virginia Beach
(757) 499-4800
5620 Wesleyan Dr
Virginia Beach, VA
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Sentara Nursing Center Va Beac
(757) 306-2700
3750 Sentara Way
Virginia Beach, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Howard Weiss
3078 Brickhouse Ct
Virginia Bch, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Craig Karoll
(757) 486-6515
2940 N Lynnhaven Rd
Virginia Bch, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Odyssey Health Care Of Hampton Rds
(757) 473-8450
130 Business Park Drive
Virginia Beach, VA
Specialty
Hospices

Dominion Village at Chesapeake
(757) 487-9400
2856 Forehand Dr
Chesapeake, VA
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Virginia Shores Health Care & Rehab
(757) 340-6611
340 Lynn Shores Drive
Virginia Beach, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

River Pointe Rehab Healthcare Center
(757) 340-0620
4142 Bonney Road
Virginia Beach, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Jeremy Stowell
3500 Virginia Beach Blvd
Virginia Bch, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Carol Schreiner
2580 Potters Rd
Virginia Bch, VA
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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