The Community Advisory Council provides guidance to Layton Center

Last year a new group of research advocates came together to try and solve an issue: how do we get more participants from diverse communities involved in research studies? Since last September,...

Caregiver Corner: Every gift counts

As the lead of Outreach, Recruitment and Engagement at the Layton Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Center, I often meet people who want to donate to our center. We are dependent on families like the...

Caregiver Corner: Crossing the threshold of winter

Winter is a difficult season for many in the Pacific Northwest. The days are dark, cold, and wet. Many of us, including our family members with dementia, feel a little lethargic and blue. There are...

Making a difference one clinical trial at a time

Leslie Richards and Gregg Olson share how their academic and medical backgrounds helped them make the decision to enroll in clinical trials at OHSU Deciding to join a clinical trial was easy for...

Cuidar de alguien en tiempos del Coronavirus

Un mensaje de su Centro de Alzheimer Este documento es para todas las personas que cuidan de un ser querido con Alzheimer o enfermedades similares. Los cuidados que usted proporciona son vitales...

Caregiving in a time of Coronavirus

A message from your Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center We are addressing this to all the family members and friends who provide care for persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and similar...

Meet Neurologist Dr. Aimee Pierce

Article originally published in the Summer 2019 Alzheimer’s Update Meet Dr. Aimee Pierce! A native from Eugene, Oregon, Dr. Pierce began her training at Columbia University before completing her...

Caregiver Corner: Introducing a formal caregiver

Article originally published in the Summer 2019 Alzheimer’s Update Family members often ask us for tips on how to introduce a formal caregiver to their family member who has dementia. At some...