Are you caring for a loved one with dementia? A University of California, San Francisco study is examining effects of caregiving on mind and body. Seeking healthy women, 50 to 65 years old, caring for their husbands with dementia. Participants are compensated up to $460. Please call Wendy at (415) 609-1281 for information or email [email protected].
A Stanford Research Study. If you are 55 years or older, diagnosed with memory problems or dementia, and live at home with a caregiver, you may be eligible for a study of the effectiveness of light treatment for improving sleep, wake and quality of life. For more information, please contact (650) 496-2578.
Stanford’s Healthy Aging Projects seek family caregivers for health support program. We need English-speaking participants who are: caring in their home for a friend or family member; in general good health; over 50; not getting regular exercise; have a high-fat diet; live within commuting distance of Stanford; and willing to receive telephone support. Call (650) 723-9593 option 3, or visit www.healthyaging.stanford.edu.
Are you caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease? The Aging Clinical Research Center at Stanford University is seeking participants for medication trials to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. For more information, please call Alena V. Kleytman, M.D. at Stanford University (650) 849-0339.
For information and fees for listing your research study in Update and on the FCA website, contact Bonnie Lawrence at (415) 434-3388 or [email protected].
We encourage you to discuss participation in clinical trials and research studies with your personal physician. Endorsement of studies by Family Caregiver Alliance is neither expressed nor implied.
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