Focus Groups on Socially-Assistive Robots for Alzheimer s

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions:
    Alzheimer's Disease
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other Inclusion Criteria:
    1. Participants diagnosed with early stage dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia (self- or other-reported) and his or her primary caregiver (professional or family/friend) that provides care to the participant with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia and lives with the person with dementia.
    2. Participants' primary caregiver/partner needs to also agree to participate in the focus group
    3. Participants must be a native English speaker (or qualified ESL speaker and able to read English text) as project research staff is not bilingual
    4. Currently living in the community (not an assisted living facility)
    5. Must have stable internet connection and capability to stream video with audio
    6. Participants must have capacity to consent to participation in the study

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

    1. Participants who cannot complete informed consent process
    2. Those with a prior diagnosis of schizophrenia or other major psychiatric illness
    3. Participated in a clinical trial in which the subject received any investigational drug
    4. Participants with a prior diagnosis of a chronic disabling medical condition that would make it impossible to participate in a focus group via video conferencing or in person

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