Alzheimers Care Facilities Walker LA

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St James Place
(225) 215-4500
333 Lee Dr
Baton Rouge, LA
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Nursing Home Services, Alz/Dementia Support

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Harvest Manor Nursing Home
(225) 665-8946
9171 Cockerham Road
Denham Springs, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ultra Home Health
(225) 343-0311
2530 Flordia Blvd, Suite B
Denham Springs, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Marcelita Bermudez
(225) 261-2730
23260 Greenwell Springs Rd
Greenwel Spgs, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Retirement Center, (The)
(225) 929-7411
14686 Old Hammond Hwy.
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Home Health Professionals, Inc
(225) 664-8010
722 South Range Road
Denham Springs, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Golden Age Nursing Home
(225) 665-5544
26739 Hwy 1032
Denham Springs, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Jesse Fairchild
16244 Comanche Ave
Greenwel Spgs, LA
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Health Care Options Inc
(225) 261-6314
6639 Sullivan Road
Greenwell Springs, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Regency Place Care Center
(225) 272-1401
14333 Old Hammond Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA
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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