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The University of Utah
Center for Alzheimer's Care,
Imaging and Research (CACIR)

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Tel (801) 587-7888

Cognitive Disorders Clinic
Tel (801) 585-7575
Fax (801) 585-2746

Imaging & Neurosciences Center
729 Arapeen Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
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Community Resources

Resources at the University of Utah

  • Department of Neurology

    The Alzheimer's Center is part of the Department of Neurology in the University of Utah School of Medicine. Visit them online at
  • The Clinical
    Neurosciences Center

    The Clinical Neurosciences Center includes the Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Radiology. Visit CNC online at
  • The Brain Institute

    Read Thought, the Brain Institute's monthly newsletter, or visit the Brain Institute online at
  • Center on Aging

    The Center on Aging unites aging-related research, education, and clinical programs at the University of Utah. To learn more, visit

    The Center is part of the School of Medicine's Division of Geriatrics, which is closely interconnected with the VA Salt Lake City Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC).
  • Scientific Computing & Imaging (SCI) Institute

    We collaborate closely with the SCI Institute and their internationally renowned brain imaging team. Learn more about SCI at
  • The Osher Lifelong
    Learning Institute at the University of Utah

    Osher provides opportunities for intellectually stimulating, affordable, non-credit leearning and for meaningful social engagement for people 50 and better. To learn more, visit

Local Resources

  • Alzheimer's Association - Utah Chapter
    Provides a 24-hour Helpline, local education programs, support groups, and more. The National Site provides in-depth information and nationwide advocacy.
  • Salt Lake County Aging Services
    Provides information, advocacy, services and assistance for older adults in SL County. Visit for a complete directory of organizations, support agencies and community services available to Utah residents.
  • Utah Department of Human Services
    Offers home and community-based services throughout the state, which aim to allow more Utah residents who are 60 and older to remain independent.
  • AARP Utah
    A non-profit membership organization of persons 50 and older, dedicated to addressing their needs and interests.
  • Utah Advance Directive Form
    Click Here for the Utah Advance Directive Form
    Click Here
    for the Tool Kit for Advance Healthcare Planning

National Resources

  • Association for Frontotemporal Dementias
    Dedicated to promoting and funding research, and providing education and support for frontotemporal dementia (FTD).
  • Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center (ADEAR)
    Provides current, comprehensive information and resources on Alzheimer's from the National Institute on Aging (NIA).
  • Lewy Body Dementia Association
    Provides information, support and advocacy for dementia with Lewy bodies.
  • Administration on Aging:
    Alzheimer's Resource Room
    Provides information and resources on Alzheimer's for elders, caregivers, and professionals.
  • Substance Abuse Recovery
    Find the best dual-diagnosis recovery program for cognitive disorders and substance abuse.

Research Resources

  • Search for Clinical Trials
      This vast registry contains information about ALL trials being conducted in the U.S. and abroad, including who can participate, locations, and who to contact. To view clinical Alzheimer's trials that are currently recruiting at the University of Utah, click here.
    • Alzheimer's Clinical Trials
      Ongoing clinical trials specifically for Alzheimer's disease. Click here to view current clinical Alzheimer's trials in Utah.
  • General Information about Clinical Trials
    • FDA Clinical Trials
      Useful information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about participating in clinical trials.
      A listing of industry-supported clinical trials, as well as information for patients and industry professionals.
  • Research News & Specific Studies
      An independent organization that reports on the latest scientific findings, provides research databases, and discussion forums about recent developments.
    • ADCS
      Information about the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS), a major initiative for Alzheimer's disease clinical studies in the Federal government.
    • ADNI
      Information about the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI), including a general overview of Alzheimer's, mild cognitive impairment, and research that is currently underway. This site also serves as an entry point through which ADNI data may be obtained by external investigators.