Alzheimer’s Disease Education

Educational Presentations

Brain TLC presentations, featuring speakers on topics related to dementia prevention

Dementia and Vision
Dr. William Hills
October 13, 2016

What if it's not Alzheimer's? Update on Lewy body dementia and frontotemporal dementia
Dr. Joseph Quinn
June 14, 2016

Preventing Alzheimer's disease and other dementias: present and future
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Dr. Joseph Quinn
March 2016

Alcohol: The good, the bad and the…
Drs. Joseph Quinn and Clare Wilhelm
May 21, 2014

Dietary Supplements to Digestive Health
Dr. Joseph Quinn
November 13, 2014

Memory Disorders: New Diagnosis Educational Workshop

A once a month educational session for OHSU memory disorder patients and their family members.
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Preventing Alzheimer's disease

While there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, there are things you can do to prevent it. This seminar with Dr. Joseph Quinn will review current prevention strategies for Alzheimer’s and dementia, from simple lifestyle changes promoting brain health to experimental therapies offered at the OHSU Brain Institute. 
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How to stay mentally sharp as we age

Watch Dr. Joseph Quinn present How to Stay Mentally Sharp as We Age at the OHSU Ask the Expert Lecture series.

Outreach, Recruitment and Education Core

The Outreach, Recruitment and Education Core of the Layton Aging & Alzheimer’s Disease Center provides a wide range of educational programs to:

  • Increase public awareness and understanding of Alzheimer's Disease research
  • Aid in the recruitment of subjects for research studies
  • Improve care and quality of life for persons with dementia and support their family caregivers.

Educational Activities Include:

  • Train health care professionals
  • Collaborate with other organizations to promote awareness of memory disorders and research activities, emphasizing underserved populations
  • Work with service organizations, e.g., the Alzheimer’s Association and state and local agencies to develop programs and advocate for policies that improve health and quality of life of older adults in Oregon
  • Distribute topical information and deliver community education on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  •  A newsletter, Aging & Alzheimer's Update, published twice per year  

Oregon Income Tax Check-Off Alzheimer's Research Fund

The Education Core administers the Oregon Income Tax Check-off Alzheimer's Research Fund in collaboration with The Oregon Partnership for Alzheimer's Research, a community advisory committee.