Research Opportunities


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REDUCING DISABILITY IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RESEARCH STUDY

RDAD = Reducing Disability in Alzheimer’s Disease

Are you caring for somebody who has Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia?

THE RDAD RESEARCH STUDY MAY HELP YOU.

RDAD is a free 6-week, in-home program for older adults with dementia and their caregivers.

Coaches provide an exercise program which may improve physical functioning in older adults with memory loss and assist caregivers in improving caregiving skills.  Caregivers will complete 5 telephone interviews over 13 months. 

This study is being done in selected Washington and Oregon Counties. Contact us for more details.

To learn more about this exciting study call toll free 1-866-292-4464 or contact rdad@uw.edu 

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF NURSING 

 


 

EARLY STAGE MEMORY LOSS RESEARCH STUDY

You are invited to join a research study looking at the benefits of programs designed for people with early stage memory loss and care partners.

If you join, you will be randomly assigned to one of three groups:

1. Physical Activity Program

2. Social Activity Program

3. Control Group: This group can attend either program after completing the 4 month interview.

The program sessions are 90 minutes and are held weekly over 4 weeks. There are 3 in-home interviews over the 4 month study period. You can join this study alone or with a partner.

To learn more about this exciting study call toll free 1-866-292-4464 or contact esml@uw.edu

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF NURSING  and the ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION