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Lay Description

The purpose of this study is to learn about caregivers’ social support experiences when caring for a spouse recently diagnosed with a dementia-causing illness. We are asking participants to complete daily 10- to 15-minute surveys for 14 days. Eligibility survey: https://redcap.uthscsa.edu/REDCap/surveys/?s=C4X98H9RKP 

Category

  • Aging and Geriatric
  • Dementia / Alzheimers
  • Wounds and Injuries
  • Healthy Subjects Needed
IRB Number
20200421HU
NCT Number
ct.gov registration not required
Open to Enrollment
Yes

Eligibility

Eligible Ages
Between 18 and 0
Eligible Genders
All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Yes

Inclusion Criteria

Lives within 40 miles of the UT Health San Antonio Campus

Exclusion Criteria

Inability to read and speak English or Spanish

Non-access to a smartphone device

Vision or hearing impairment affecting ability to complete study protocols (e.g., blindness)

Caring for someone with advanced dementia

Study Design

Study Contact


Regulatory Point of Contact
Kylie Meyer
734-620-1993
meyerk1@uthscsa.edu

Regulatory Point of Contact
Carole White
(210) 567-5831
whitec2@uthscsa.edu

Local Recruitment Point of Contact
Carole White
(210) 567-5831
whitec2@uthscsa.edu

Overall Recruitment Point of Contact
Kylie Meyer
734-620-1993
meyerk1@uthscsa.edu

Principal Investigator
Kylie Meyer