Alzheimers Care Facilities Washougal WA

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Clare Bridge of Troutdale
(503) 465-8104
1201 SW Cherry Park Rd
Troutdale, OR
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Mt Hood Community Mental Health Center
(503) 661-5455
400 Northeast Seventh Avenue
Gresham, OR
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Rest Harbor Rehab & Extended Care
(503) 665-1151
5905 Se Powell Valley Rd Po Box 525
Gresham, OR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Village Health Care
(503) 665-0183
3955 Se 182nd Avenue
Gresham, OR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Leslie Christianson
1550 Nw Eastman Pkwy
Gresham, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Highland Terrace Convalescent Center
(360) 834-5055
640 Ne Everett Street
Camas, WA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Northwest Home Care Llc
(503) 408-7650
5224 Ne 158th Avenue
Parkrose, OR
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Kirk Weller
(503) 669-0435
24900 Se Stark St
Gresham, OR
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Menlo Park Healthcare
(503) 252-0241
745 Ne 122nd Ave
Portland, OR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Fairlawn Good Samaritan Health Center
(503) 667-1965
3457 Ne Divison St
Gresham, OR
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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