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Layton Aging & Alzheimer's Disease Center Newsletter

The Aging & Alzheimer's Update Newsletter

The Layton Center publishes a newsletter, the Update, twice a year. We publish stories on:

  • Layton Center and national research
  • Experiences of volunteers in some of our studies
  • Cognitive (brain and thinking) health

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Archived Editions of Update

  • March 2014
    We have a talent for seeing the future
    OHSU Alzheimer's research: an unparalleled resource
    Tax check-off fund a wise investment in Alzheimer's research in Oregon
    Prevention of dementia through diet and lifestyle
  • Summer/Fall 2013
    False hopes and real risks with Alzheimer's 'treatments'
    Telemedicine plans to bridge distance in memory care
    Digital age(ing): in-home monitoring for better assessment of changes to health
  • February 2013
    Neurology Research Aided by Health Information Repository
    A more promising future through dementia prevention
    Alzheimer’s research: disappointments and new hope
  • Summer 2012
    Aging & Memory in the African American Community
    Research aims to standardize herbal extract for testing in clinical trials
    Hiroko Dodge, Ph.D: her dementia research walks the walk
    Oregon State Plan for Alzheimer’s disease announced
  • Winter 2012
    Our Layton family legacy
    Task force crafts state plan for Alzheimer’s disease
    Now you’re talking! Conversation and cognition
    OHSU “CONNECT”: Center of Excellence for Neuroscience/Clinical Research
    Collaboration improves dementia care for veterans
  • Spring 2011
    How do we know if our brains are fit? Measuring brain wellness as we age
    In pursuing sleep, know this . . . An ingredient in many sleep aids is known to cause memory problems and confusion in older adults Collaborative eff ort identifies new genes associated with AD
  • August 2010
    Fishing for remedies in cognitive decline
    The C. Rex and Ruth H. Layton Center marks 20th anniversary
    Engineers discuss health technology in online study
    Rose Villa residents embrace technology
  • February 2010
    Early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Fall 2009
    Why is brain autopsy so important for Alzheimer’s disease research?
    Advance Directive or a POLST (Physician’s Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment)?
    Dementia and Conversations About the Future
  • Winter 2008
    Why do people volunteer to be research subjects?
    The ORCATECH Living Laboratory: A Special Group Of Research Volunteers
  • Fall 2008
    Caring for a Family Member with Alzheimer’s: Barb Sloop’s Story
    Tips to help relieve some of the stress of a trip to the hospital
  • Winter 2007
    Helping with drug costs: Oregon Prescription Drug Pooling Program (OPDP)
  • Fall 2007
    Can Eating Fish Slow the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease?
    The Secret of Long and Healthy Living Among Studies Funded by Oregon Taxpayers
    Using Technology to Improve Data Collection for Alzheimer’s Studies
  • Spring 2006
  • Summer 2005
  • Winter 2004
  • Spring 2004