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Treatment Options for Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's is a complex disease and there is no single treatment to prevent or cure it. Current Alzheimer's treatments focus on several different areas, including:

  • Helping Alzheimer's patients maintain mental function
  • Managing behavioral symptoms
  • Slowing the advance of the disease

The Layton Aging & Alzheimer's Disease Center at OHSU offers a variety of treatment options for people diagnosed with Alzheimer's. We provide medication therapy for Alzheimer's patients, early stage support, and tips for dealing with behavioral problems associated with Alzheimer's disease.

Managing and treating behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer's disease
Scientists are studying the underlying disease process and making progress in understanding and identifying ways to prevent or delay Alzheimer's disease. Interventions other than medication include:
  • Treatments for heart disease and type 2 diabetes
  • Cognitive (thinking) training
  • Changes in diet and physical activity

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Make An Appointment

Your primary care provider must refer you to the Layton Aging & Alzheimer's Disease Center. If you have questions about a clinic visit, call:

503 494-7772

Alzheimer's Research

The Layton Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Center currently has a variety of research studies and clinical trials taking place. Learn more

Insurance Information

OHSU accepts most insurance plans

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