Participate In a Study

Below is a list of surveys, studies and clinical trials focused on caregiving families dealing with chronic disabling health conditions, and health and service providers.

Study volunteers are needed by researchers to determine whether experimental treatments or new ways of using known therapies are safe and effective under controlled environments or to gather data that can expand knowledge and ultimately improve the lives of caregivers.

We encourage you to read our fact sheet, Evaluating Medical Research Trials and Clinical Trials, and discuss participation in any trials or research studies with your personal physician.

Please note: endorsement of studies by Family Caregiver Alliance is neither expressed nor implied.

Clinical Trials

Family Caregiver Alliance lists clinical trials actively seeking family caregivers. Please consult the list below for details about each study and contact information.

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Additional Information

NIH National Institute on Aging – Alzheimer’s Research Registries

Find information about joining a registry or matching service to help advance research on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Includes a listing of registries.

Visit the NIH Alzheimer’s Research Registries website

US National Institute of Health – Learn About Clinical Studies

Read an overview of clinical trials, find listings of clinical trials seeking participants, and explore participant volunteer stories.

Visit the NIH Clinical Research Trials

FDA Women in Clinical Trials campaign

The FDA Office of Women’s Health and the National Institutes of Health Office of Research on Women’s Health (NIH ORWH) have joined forces and are working to promote greater diversity in clinical trial participation by reaching out to women who represent different ethnicities and ages, as well as those with various health conditions and disabilities.

Visit the FDA Women in Clinical Trials website