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Coffee Packs A Real Punch For Retirement Assisted Living Residents

After thousands of studies undertaken on caffeine, coffee and their health benefits, the most recent study will definitely percolate your interest. Studies suggest the effects of caffeine can be detrimental for seniors 65 years or older. Caffeine can be beneficial only to retirement assisted living residents who have been coffee drinkers all their lives. Recent research has shown that retirement assisted living residents love their coffee so much, they’d be willing to trade in many of their favorite activities to have their morning brew. Scientists remind us that there is plenty of medical evidence to show that retirement assisted living residents may indeed benefit from drinking coffee and that this research cannot confirm anything yet. 30 years of research in coffee drinking has shown that coffee actually has protective effects against Alzheimer’s disease and other health conditions Retirement Assisted Living Residents face. This is provided that moderate consumption of coffee isn’t coupled with any irritable side effects.

Although coffee can increase blood pressure in some seniors, the news is overwhelmingly positive that moderate coffee drinking over a lifetime has many positive benefits. The positive benefits mainly include mental clarity, physical stamina, reducing depression, suicide, the risks of Type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease and liver disease. Caffeine reduces pain reliably and consistently pertaining to different intensities, people and characteristics. There is also a correlation between coffee and sexual activity. Older people who drink coffee may tend to have other attributes related to their sexual behavior. For example, elderly people who choose to drink coffee despite accounts of caffeine’s adverse effects may do so because they have fewer medical problems, such as heart disease, that might lead a person to limit sexual activity.

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Coffee is known to contain lignans and phytoestrogens which have estrogen-like effects and are possible links in the prevention of cancer. In particular there is a significant link between coffee and the prevention of breast cancer. Coffee contains magnesium which helps the maintenance of muscle and nerve function. This in turn keeps the immune system and bones strong as well as sustains a steady heart rhythm. Coffee also has antioxidants which may be the contributing factor to possible cancer prevention. Doctors do advise that fruits and vegetables should still be a primary part of the daily diet of retirement assisted living residents because of their rich antioxidant properties and their nutritional value. Other exciting research shows the other benefits Retirement Assisted Living residents gain by drinking coffee. Coffee has an amazing ability through its adenosine protection power to prevent blood vessels from dilating, an important preventative factor in neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease. Research indicates that even consuming just 1 cup of coffee per day cuts the risk of retirement assisted living residents developing Parkinson’s disease by 1/2.

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About The Author: Gloria Ha’o Schneider is an expert in senior citizen and baby boomer issues. Her topics revolve around Senior Living and Healthcare to provide the latest information to this demographic as well as their families and loved ones.

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