The California Alzheimer’s Disease Centers (CADC) are a statewide network of ten dementia care Centers of Excellence at university health systems, established by legislation in 1984. The CADC effectively and efficiently improve dementia health care delivery, provide specialized training and education to health care professionals, and advance the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

Our Mission 

To deliver state-of-the-art preventative, diagnostic, and supportive services for individuals who are experiencing or are at risk of memory loss, Alzheimer's disease, and other disorders, as well as to provide support to their families and caregivers.

What We Do

At the UC Davis Center for Cognitive Health and Alzheimer's Disease, we provide

  • state-of-the-art diagnosis of memory and cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's, and related disorders 
  • support and resources to patients and their families 
  • information and classes on dementia prevention and brain health 
  • education to the public and healthcare providers about Alzheimer's and related disorders 
  • support for the advancement of research through collaboration with the UC Davis NIH-funded Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center