Understanding the Lived Experience of Couples Across the Trajectory of Dementia

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 And Related Dementias
  • Age: Between 65 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other Inclusion Criteria:
    1. Community dwelling older adult aged 65 years or older
    2. Must speak English as the study measures are not validated in other languages
    3. Must express intent to commit to ongoing participation in longitudinal study with assessments every 6 months for 3 years
    4. Is part of a couple and their spouse/partner is also willing to participate in the project. All couples, regardless of sexual orientation or gender preference are eligible to participate
    5. Both members of the couple must cohabitate at the time of enrollment
    6. Must have stable internet connection and capability to stream video with audio
    7. Must consent to screening process
    8. Focus group: must be willing to have their comments recorded

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

    1. Unable to provide informed consent
    2. Has diagnosis of schizophrenia or other psychotic disorder
    3. prior diagnosis of a chronic disabling medical condition that would make it impossible to participate in a focus group via Zoom or WebEx



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