Alzheimers Care Facilities Waxhaw NC

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Carriage Club of Charlotte
(704) 365-8551
5800 Old Providence Rd
Charlotte, NC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Nursing Home Services, Alz/Dementia Support

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James Jewell
7903 Providence Rd
Charlotte, NC
Specialty
Geriatric Family Practice, Alzheimer's Specialist

Rehab And Nursing Center Of Mo
(704) 283-8548
1212 Sunset Dr
Monroe, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Union Regional Home Care
(704) 283-3381
600 Hospital Drive
Monroe, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Yuejin Chen
1190 W Roosevelt Blvd
Monroe, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Brighton Gardens of Charlotte
(704) 643-1400
6000 Park South Dr
Charlotte, NC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Hospice Care, Alz/Dementia Support

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Sarise Freiman
(704) 291-2500
1423 E Franklin St
Monroe, NC
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Union Reg Med Ctr-Smith Nsg Ct
(704) 283-3100
600 Hospital Drive
Monroe, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Brian Cen Hlth & Retirement/Mo
(704) 283-3066
204 Old Highway 74 East
Monroe, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Catawba District Hhs
(803) 286-9948
1833 Pageland Hwy Po Box 817
Lancaster, SC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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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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