Alzheimers Care Facilities Westford MA

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The Inn at Robbins Brook
(978) 264-4666
10 Devon Dr
Acton, MA
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Palm Manor
(978) 256-3151
40 Parkhurst Road
Chelmsford, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Life Care Ctr - Nashoba Valley
(978) 486-3512
191 Foster Street
Littleton, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Overlook Home Health Chlmsfd
(978) 250-5882
248 Mill Road
Chelmsford, MA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Sunny Acres Nursing Home Inc
(978) 256-0231
254 Billerica Road
Chelmsford, MA
Specialty
Nursing Homes

Westford House
(978) 392-1144
3 Park Drive
Westford, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Paul Menitoff
(978) 256-6579
9 Acton Rd
Chelmsford, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Miriam Rosenberg
1 Meeting House Rd
Chelmsford, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Gouri Datta
3 Courthouse Ln
Chelmsford, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

T C U At Lowell General Hospital
(978) 937-6240
295 Varnum Avenue
Lowell, MA
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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