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Layton Aging & Alzheimer's Disease Center

Layton Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Center

Dementia is memory loss or other cognitive impairments (associated with aging) that interfere with daily functioning. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. When a loved one suffers from dementia, families turn to The C. Rex and Ruth H. Layton Aging & Alzheimer’s Disease Center.

The Layton Aging & Alzheimer’s Disease Center is a comprehensive research, clinical care and education center directed toward identifying the causes of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, as well as understanding how to ensure healthy brain aging throughout life. The Center has provided the best in clinical diagnosis and care for thousands of patients and families in the northwest for almost two decades.

In order to provide a brighter future for families, the Center is dedicated to conducting innovative, forward thinking research, and is recognized as one of the best venues for this work as part of a network of 30 national centers funded by the National Institutes of Health. The Center is currently developing innovative ways of diagnosing and treating people in their homes through the use of new home-based technology, studying genetic and brain imaging markers of brain health and dementia, and conducting clinical trials of novel compounds to slow or stop Alzheimer’s disease.

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