Request More Information



Spring Arbor of Albermarle
Spring Arbor of Greensboro
Spring Arbor of Greenville
Spring Arbor of Hendersonville
Spring Arbor of Hendersonville West
Spring Arbor of Kinston
Spring Arbor of Outer Banks
Spring Arbor of Raleigh
Spring Arbor of Rocky Mount
Spring Arbor of Thomasville
Spring Arbor of Wilmington
Spring Arbor of Wilson
Spring Arbor of Fredericksburg
Spring Arbor of Leesburg
Spring Arbor of Richmond
Spring Arbor of Salisbury
Spring Arbor of Williamsburg
Spring Arbor of Winchester
Spring Arbor of Severna Park

Captcha Image
×
×

Senior Assisted Living Blog

Grab Spring Arbor Living's RSS feed! -- RSS

Green Tea Can Help Reduce Anxiety, Stress, and Depression In Elderly

- Monday, December 13, 2010

A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition looked at the effects of drinking green tea on 1,058 elderly people with depression symptoms. To their surprise they found a forty-four percent reduction in major depressive symptoms in older people who drank more than four cups of green tea each day compared to those who drank less than one. They saw this effect even after adjusting for variables that could alter the results such as lifestyle and diet.

So why would drinking green tea reduce symptoms of depression? It's tempting to think that the caffeine in green tea could be the reason elderly people feel better after drinking green tea. Caffeine is a stimulant that can temporarily elevate mood. Researchers have another theory. They believe another component in green tea - L-theanine - helps to combat symptoms of depression. One of our amenities include a relaxed environment and we offer tea and relaxation methods to help reduce stress and pick up the moods of our individuals.

What exactly is L-theanine? Well L-Theanine is an amino acid found in green tea that has a soothing, calming effect on people who drink it. Drinking green tea containing theanine has been shown to stimulate production of brain waves known as alpha waves, these are seen when a person is in a relaxed state. It also alters levels of neurotransmitters in the brain such as serotonin and dopamine that can affect moods.

Unfortunately, theanine isn't found in large quantities in most American green teas - only in higher quality Japanese green teas. It's also believed that the theanines in green tea may help to reduce symptoms of anxiety. Despite the caffeine content, many people feel mellow after drinking a cup of green tea. This may be due to the theanine counteracting the effects of the caffeine. While theanine isn’t in high doses in American green teas there are still smaller traces of it, so drinking the tea will still alleviate your mood and make you feel better. Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions about assisted living or amenities that we offer at our facilities.



Get e-mail notifications of new blog posts! Enter email address below.


Delivered by FeedBurner

Recent Posts


Tags

holidays and Alzheimer's Spring Arbor - VA, NC, TN, SC Alzheimer's and memory care fitness assisted living community Alzheimer's care homes, VA, TN, SC, NC tips for Alzheimer's caregiveres Video game therapy for dementia alzheimer's patients behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer's, VA, TN, SC, NC power of attorney documents Alzheimer's and dementia care tips on choosing assisted living facilities assisted living facilities, NC, VA, TN spring arbor assisted living location schedules prevent Alzheimer's Alzheimer's progression Pat Summit benefits of assisted living, Richmond brain care Alzheimer's diagnosis assisted living homes, SC, NC, VA, TN dementia study memory disorders Alzheimer's prevention, SC, NC, VA, TN genes declining memory skills alzheimer's prevention tips Parkinson's care memory care facilities, Richmond, Va younger onset Alzheimer's disease assisted living community, Greensboro, NC dementia care, Richmond moving alzheimer's patients causes of alzheimers NorthCarolinians levels of care Alzheimer's, NC, VA, TN dementia patients care programs causes of dementia questions to ask assisted living residences, Greensboro, NC assisted living residences, Greensboro, NC Alzheimer's prevention custom care plan adult care warning signs of Alzheimer's disease care options types of Dementia advanced Alzheimer's senior communities best assisted living facility Adding Associations To Strengthen the Mind managed care facility preventing Alzheimer's disease brussels sprouts moving away from their home balance exercises Alzheimer's care boooks, VA, TN, SC, NC shared environmental risks memory loss, SC, NC, VA, TN diet good for memory long term care options increase cognitive reserve dementia care, Apex NC buying long term care insurance assisted living residences, Richmond preventing Alzheimer's residential care facility, NC, VA hippocampus treatment for alzheimer's disease lifestyle risk factors alzheimer's patient housing options caring for Alzheimer's patients dementia care Spring Arbor Living Fun Senior Games alzheime's music medication for alzheimer's Alzheimer's patients, SC, NC, TN, VA cognitive reserve spring arbor living services timeslips alzheimer's care dementia assisted living tax personal finance considerations long term care for older people, Richmond, VA prevent brain decline caregivers, SC, NC, VA, TN Alzheimer's caregiveres, VA, TN, SC, NC delay alzheimer's symptoms of Lewy body dementia assisted living facility for memory care assisted living facilities, Richmond, Va care options, SC, NC, VA, TN Alzheimer's patients, VA, TN, SC, NC Alzheimer's care home, VA, TN, SC, NC memory enhancers mom or dad needs senior care visiting alzheimers patients geriatric care manager spring arbor questions to ask when considering assisted living assisted living,Richmond, Va memory lapses assisted living residences Richmond spousal caregivers dementia, SC, NC, VA, TN memory care facility cognitive training alzheimer's care, Apex NC Alzheimer's care Richmond, VA assited living facilities alzheimers care VA TN NC MD DC SC early onset dementia senior living facilities assisted living facility, Midlothian, VA conversation with elderly parents causes for Alzheimer's disease eating of Omega-3s psychotic behavior tips on finding assisted living facilities Alzheimer’s care caring for someone with Alzheimer’s what to look for in assisted living levels of alzheimer's care Alzheimer's caregivers, NC, VA, TN memory deterioration ALFA assisted living residences dementia, VA, TN, SC, NC signs of Alzheimer's tips for Alzheimer's caregivers new tests to diagnose Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's caregivers, SC, NC, VA, TN tornado safety household work questions to ask assisted living homes, Greensboro, NC Alzheimer's symptoms, Nc, VA brain health dementia sufferers, Richmond, VA assisted living homes disease prevent Alzheimer's disease, NC, VA, TN protect the brain assisted living facility assisted living center North Carolina Alliance for Alzheimer’s Care prevent dementia caring for alzheimer's patients, SC, NC, VA, TN cognitive impairment residential care facility the oaks interacting with alzheimer's early Alzheimer's age related memory loss overweight in middle age alzheimer's helping aging parents to move spring arbor living va nc sc tn types of dementia Alzheimer's patients, Nc, VA younger onset dementia assisted living homes, Richmond food that stops Alzheimer's disease, VA, TN, SC, NC sense of loss Alzheimer's caregiver, NC, VA, TN brain Alzeimer's Early Detection Symptoms Alzheimer's care, SC, NC, VA, TN omega 3s assisted living facilities, Greensboro, NC Spring Arbor - VA, NC, TN middle aged child caring for loved one free radicals living with demenia, Greensboro, NC alzheimer's caregivers Medicare, Medicaid and assisted living new openings Choosing caregivers for elderly parents food that stop Alzheimer's disease, VA, TN, SC, NC choosing assisted living facilities gene mutation NFL and Alzheimer's elderly caregivers Richmond memory care program symptoms of Alzheimer's and dementia Alzheimer's dementia assisted living caregivers VA NC SC TN care for elderly parents day to day Alzheimer's care Chronic traumatic encephalopathy still giving kisses aging and memory loss risk factors for Alzheimer's custom care plans, Richmond alzheime's caregivers brain scans questionable dementia custom care plans alzheimer's patients and the holidays, Greensboro, NC risk factors for Alzheimer's disease senior moments talking about assisted living nursing homes MCI brain exercises Sleep Troubles Give Tai-Chi A Shot! Alzheimer's medications type II diabetes age related memory lapses future need for assisted living Alzheimers caregivers residential care #HowYouLive fitness center memory and cognitive decline sleep and Alzheimer's disease alzheimer's care givers alzheime's care Souvenaid dietary supplements that prevent dementia Dollars and Sense May Be Signs of Alzheimer’s visiting alzheimer's patients during holidays finding assisted living facilities assisted care, Richmond alzheime's care, SC, NC, TN, VA dementia patients, Va, TN, SC, NC slow the aging process Grief causes of alzheimer's Senior living care, Apex NC quality memory care dementia cases brain health and being obese puzzles and crosswords spring arbor living senior assisted living, Greensboro, NC memory loss care facility Dr. Small keeping a healthy memory assisted living home alzheimers education Alzheimer's and dementia, VA, TN, SC, NC Spring Arbor Living National Anthem Verses Alzheimer and Dementia Victim Identity Theft On The Rise dementia care, Richmond, VA physical health visiting an assisted living facility memory care communities, Richmond, VA Walking Is A Good Exercise And Has Great Benefits For Elderly Alzheimer's residential care homes, VA, TN, SC, NC spring arbor assisted living alzheimer dementia care tracking bracelets VA NC SC TN spring arbor living nutrition vitamin D assisted living choices preparing for Alzheimer's care, VA, TN, SC, NC alzheimer's risk factors advanced planning for Alzheimer's patients assisted living fscilities, SC, NC, VA, TN memory study confusion neurocognitive disorders senior living community, Midlothian, VA getting finances in order, NC, VA, TN planning for Alzheimer's thinking and reasoning problems dementia related illnesses, VA cognitive difficulties dietary supplements healthy brain aging cognitive functioning irreversible brain loss, SC, NC, VA, TN caregiver care givers moving parents from their home cognitive health questions to ask assisted living facilities, Richmond, Va parkinsons disease Alzheimer's care, VA, TN, SC, NC how to care for Alzheimer's patients Medicaid and Alzheimer's Are Dementia And Alzheimer's the same spring arbor living activities bird watching birding senior care, Richmond cognitive abilities new guidelines for Alzheimer's disease tests to diagnose Alzheimer's disease immunotherapy learning and memory atrial fibrillation Meditation Can Help The Elderly alzheimer's behavior Johns Hopkins help your memory custodial care for Alzheimer's spring arbor assisted living communitiesfacility staff dementia diagnosis, health alert difference between assisted living and nursing homes choosing an Alzheimer's homes, VA, TN, SC, NC questions to ask about Alzheimer's Alzheimer's disease, NC, VA Alzheimer's symptoms choosing assisted living senior living protectiing your brain alzheimer's care facility residential care, NC, VA memory decline champagne and Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's cure alzheimer's care moving loved ones to assisted living caring for loved one with Alzheimer's disease dementia diagnosis, Va, TN, SC, NC Senior Health and Living Spring Arbor Living Salisbury Memorial Day Families of the Wounded Alzheimer's disease mild cognitive impairment brain trauma foods to prevent alzheimer's disease A Fun Pastime That Never Gets Old assisted living, Virginia Museum of Fine Art traveling exhibit depression and alzheimers mild cognitive impairment, SC, NC, TN, VA advantages of assisted living short term memory loss housing options for seniors senior care, Midlothian, VA young people with alzheimer's veteran's benefits and Alzheimer's caring for Alzheimer's patients, SC, NC, TN, VA cognitive loss caregiving for Alzheimer's patients tests for Alzheimer's disease, NC, VA when to move an alzheimer's patient living with Alzheimer's disease memory care home informal care givers memory skills treat Alzheimer's disease chronic cardiovascular disease assisted living residences, Richmond, Va memory care, Midlothian, VA drugs that cause memory problems benefits of Omega-3s advanced Alzheimer's disease prevent memory loss senior living connections Alzheimer's care FAQ, VA, TN, SC, NC visiting an aging relative assisted living residences, SC, NC, VA, TN cognitive decline gardening Walk to End Alzheimer's, Richmond greater rist for dementia Music Therapy is A Key to Unlocking Memories, memory loss residences for aging parents, SC, NC, VA, TN memory care needs, Richmond, VA benefits of assisted living stages of Alzheimer's, NC, VA visiting seniors in assisted living, Richmond, VA frequently asked questions about Alzheimer's disease quality memory care communities alzheimer's care facilities Choosing caregivers for an elderly parent dementia treatment senior finances, NC, VA, TN risk of Alzheimer's mental decline planning for long term care Mother's day for assisted living Spring Arbor Livng Outer Banks Alzheimer's Care Cottage Grand Opening dementia and driving obese in middle age Spring Arbor Living Dad Fireworks NFL Combine warning signs of Alzheimer's what is assisted living dementing disease memory care services levels of senior care, Greensboro, NC neurology Spring Arbor Living Senior Health Farmers Markets Alzheimer's caregiving, VA, TN, SC, NC Alzheimer's caregiving, NC, VA, TN long term care Alzheimer's and dementia brain care, NC, VA risk of dementia most common housing options older adults Johs Hopkins healthy diet for brain health cure for Alzheimer's assisted living care driving with Alzheimer's disease assisted living, Richmond, VA theanine ways to stop Alzheimer's disease, VA, TN, SC, NC Alzheimer's care facility, NC, VA alzheimer's alzheimers memory care services raleigh durham what are signs of Alzheimer's Spring Arbor Living Care Tips For Cargivers prevent alzheimer's disease symptoms of memory loss brain plaque dementia care, NC, VA symptoms of Alzheimer's, VA, TN, SC, NC community amenity Alzheimer's caregivers, VA, TN, SC, NC green tea early onset Alzheimer's disease memory care, NC, VA, TN aging brain assisted living services, Richmond Alzheimer's care Richmond Alzheimer's, VA, TN, SC, NC senior assisted living communities, Greensboro, NC Alzheimer's care center dememntia, NC, VA spring arbor living elderly health tips HHHUNT caregivers for Lewy Body Dementia Assisted Living Senior Prescription Diets diagnosed with alzheimer's disease, NC, VA, TN good assisted living facilities communicatitng with Alzheimer's patients need for assisted living warning signs of Alzheimer's, Richmond, VA mental ability fight Alzheimer's, NC, VA dementia prevention tips memory health dementia senior care homes, Greensboro, NC Alzheimer's and retirement, Va, TN, SC, NC treating Alzheimer's Disease funding assisted living managing Alzheimer's disease north carolina alzheimer's diagnosis, NC, VA, TN nutritional health, asssited living, spring arbor living symptoms of Alzheimer's Alzheimers care facility memory problems leesburg assisted living early signs of Alzheimer's Alzheimer's care, NC, VA extend brain health head trauma Alzheimer's care assisted living center facility amenities winchester VA outer banks NC brain shrinkage Googling On The Internet Can Help Fight Dementia seniors driving memory impairment maintain cognitive skills alzheimer's and the holidays, Greensboro, NC risk of cognitive decline, SC, NC, VA, TN cognitive problems plaque buildup does insurance cover Alzheimer's care what to ask an assisted living facility assisted living communities keep your mind healthy reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease caring for Alzheimer's patients, Va, TN, SC, NC Greater Richmond Walk to End Alzheimer's assisted living facility, Richmond choosing assisted living facilities for parents brain activities Alzheimer's benefits aging, NC, VA Alzheimer's caregiving Alzheimer's disease and dementia assisted living, Greensboro, NC memory care community Alzheimers caregivers, Richmond, VA insulin and alzheimer's Spring Arbor Experience Includes Senior Social Networking help for alzheimer's caregivers risk of dementia, NC, VA, TN starting the conversation about assisted living patience encouraging aging parents to move alzheimer's study va, tn, nc, sc, ga spring arbor living health education stop Alzheimer's disease, VA, TN, SC, NC assisted living alzheimers dementia care VA NC TN Spring Arbor Assisted Living Alzheimer's care hearing loss prevention new guidelines for diagnosing Alzheimer's disease caregiving for alzheimers patients walking assisted living communities, Greensboro, NC abdominal fat spouse with demetia moving parents to assisted living keep your mind sharp spring arbor assisted living long term care for older adults, Richmond, VA APP healthy brain Alzheimer's caregiver holiday tips, NC, VA, TN Senior Health and Living Motion Sickness parkinson's disease mom with memory impairment assisted living facilities, VA searching for assisted living diagnosing dementia, assisted living adult children Alzheimer's care during the holidays, NC, VA, TN healthier brain, NC, VA cognitive decline, SC, NC, VA, TN assisted living senior living health tips spring arbor living va nc md SC TN medicine that causes memory problems moving elderly parents Alzheimer's care facilities, VA, TN, SC, NC symptoms of dementia alzheime's disease difference between dementia and Alzheimer's disease, NC, VA alzheimer's patient caregiving dementia alzheimer's care treatment assisted living spring arbor Alzheimer's disease FAQs custom alzheimer's dementia care treatement assisted living centers NC VA SC TN Spring Arbor Living Sponsoring Wine Fest, Virginia power of attorney, NC, VA, TN music therapy for alzheimer's care improve memory cognitive changes, Richmond, VA caregiver stress assisted living facilities in Richmond, VA dementia health crisis Choosing care for an elderly parent ealry onset Alzheimer's, Va, TN, SC, NC assisted living homes, Greensboro, NC retinal abnormalities LBD alzheimer's patients and holidays assisted living, Richmond assisted living for an aging parent wellness center hearing aids male caregivers assisted living, SC, NC, VA, TN Alzheimer's patients, SC, NC, VA, TN dementia and Alzheimer's resident activities hearing loss dementia, NC, VA, TN demented long term memory loss Alzheimer's disease, SC, NC, VA, TN Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month Forget Memory Anne Davis Basting Tips for Dementia care crafts and activities Spring Arbor, NC, VA care plan antioxidants Alzheimer's risk alzheimer's and other dementias, NC, VA, TN Alzheimer's patient care lower risk of Alzheimer's Alzheimer's care facility, VA, TN, SC, NC aid in maintaining short term memory memory care, Richmond, Va senoir housing signs of dememtia demenia care brain related diseases taking care of parents symptoms of Alzheimer's disease caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease finding assisted living how to avoid dementia, SC, NC, VA, TN homes for aging parents, SC, NC, VA, TN music therapy questions to ask aging parents cause of dememntia, NC, VA the right assisted living residences neuropsychiatric symptoms dementia dementia crisis slow down aging dementia care, NC, VA, TN long-term care facilities, SC, NC, VA, TN short term memory apple juice alzheimers care Alzheimer's disease Richmond, VA reading Alzheimer's what to look for, VA, TN, SC, NC senior moments, memory loss, alzhiemers dementia care, Greensboro, NC Engaging with Dementia Pateints has Benefits CTE facts about Alzheimer's disease adults with dementia dementia patients and the holidays, Greensboro, NC a loved one with Alzheimer’s veteran affairs va benefits spring arbor assisted living VA NC SC TN ginkgo biloba loved ones suffering from dementia, VA assisted living vs nursing homes, Richmond Choosing care for elderly parents activities for alzheimer's patients assisted living, NC, VA, TN assisted living residence diagnosing Alzheimer's online spring arbor and the oaks caring for someone with Alzheimer's Spring Arbor Living Fathers Day memery problems Alzheimer's, NC, VA memory difficulties memory care in Greensboro, NC tips for caregiver stress Alzheimer's disease, VA, TN, SC, NC how to diagnose Alzheimer's disease financial planning for Alzheimer's patients dementia prevention signs adults need to stop driving Curcumin long term care NC, VA, TN virginia senior housing, Richmond, VA memory and language problems signs of alzheimers physiotherapist results of brain trauma Spring Arbor Residential Assisted Living Alzheimer’s Alzheimers care, Richmond, VA assisted living options assisted living and memory care care needs National Volunteer Week Extended to Spring Arbor Volunteer Month nutrition and alzheimer's tornado safety tips longevity senior assisted living facilities, Greensboro, NC Antipsychotic medication Alzheimer's care homes, NC, VA, TN how to avoid Alzheimer's, SC, NC, VA, TN information on assisted living need for care Alzheimer's cargivers, NC, VA, TN dementia care, SC, NC, VA, TN what causes Alzheimer's disease Symptoms of Alzheimer’s assisted care facility, Richmond alzhheimer's tips for visiting alzheimers patients Spring Arbor Veterans custom care plans, NC, VA Alzheimer's stydy alzheimer's assisted living facility for memory care diagnose Alzheimer's disease reduce Alzheimer's risk paying for assisted living Alzheimer's treatment memory tips brain exercise concerned about dementia spring arbor fitness drugs for Alzheimer's Alzheimer's care, NC, VA, TN Alzheimer's care, Richmond signs of Alzheimer's disease, Greensboro, NC elderly care obese and the brain stop alzheimer's music helps the brain men seeking memory care assisted living facilities, Richmond insurance and Alzheimer's care how to plan for long term care community insurance and Alzheimer's, Va, TN, SC, NC mild cognitive impairment, SC, NC, VA, TN dementia care unit assisted living facility, Greensboro, NC escercise and memory caring for people with Alzheimer's, SC, NC, TN, VA caretakers memory improved memory Senior moment, mild cognitive impairment, or dementia activities that prevent alzheimer's disease stress and Alzheimer's Alzheimer's cargiving strategies to improve memory Spring Arbor Living Health Tips Vitamin D Alzheimer's disease, Greensboro, NC cognitive ability brain atrophy senior living communities aging Alzheimer's boooks, VA, TN, SC, NC Alzheimer's study, NC, VA signs of Alzheimer's, Richmond, VA Potassium Is Important For Elderly exercising your brain FAQ assisted living, Richmond custodial care for Alzheimer's patients cognitive function depression and alzheimer's assisted living communities Richmond assisted living benefits, Richmond memory care communities how to find an Alzheimer's care facility diet and memory diagnosed with alzheimer's, NC, VA, TN hold off dementia good assisted living community senior care NC, VA, TN what to consider for assisted living memory care assisted living communities, Richmond alzheimer's patienrs advanced planning documents for Alzheimer's patients Johns Hokins Alzheimer's patients decline in memory, SC, NC, VA, TN assisted questions to ask assisted living facilities, Greensboro, NC how to hold off cognitive decline residential care community most common signs of alzheimers caregivers for Alzheimer's patients cognitive assisted living communities, Richmond, Va finding assisted living residences Omega-3s memory and aging medicare and Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's care options Spring Arbor Living Senior Health Headaches mentally active care homes memory tests caregiving for alzheimers and dementia patients overwieght and the brain impaired memory preparing for long term care assisted living facilities Richmond memory care support dementia and Alzheimer's, Richmond, VA brain teasers preserve mental ability senior care senior living community in Midlothian, VA assisted living homes, Richmond, Va treating Alzheimer's Alzheimer's and sleep Alzheimer's disease, NC, VA, TN boost memory Alzheimers care options a parent with Alzheimer’s disease diagnosing Alzheimer's caregivers Pat Summitt alzheimer's senior assisted living center activities VA NC SC TN mental health aging parents Spring Arbor’s New Winchester Virginia’s Community Continues On Schedule for opening in September elderly parents Alzheimer's symptoms, SC, NC, VA, TN foods that slow the aging process Alzheimers disease, Richmond, VA parents suffering from Alzheimer's resident care motivation finding assisted living homes vitamin e Lewy body dementia senior housing options alzheimers tips for caregivers Alzheimer’s disease strength training exercises need long term care brain health and being overweight fall prevention blueberries looking for assisted living, Greensboro, NC dementias forgetfulness resident amenities dementia, Richmond, VA irregular heartbeat Tumeric physical ailments Walk to End Alzheimer's Spring Arbor, SC, NC, VA, TN

Archive