Professional Research Registry

Experiences of Family Caregivers during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Due to COVID-19, family caregivers are likely more challenged with managing their own health while attending to the caregiving demands for a relative or friend. Nurse researchers at Case Western Reserve University are seeking volunteers to complete an online survey to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected caregiving practices and well-being of family caregivers.

Eligible volunteers must be:

  • 18 years of age or older;
  • Reside in the United States; and

Family Caregivers of persons in Long-term Care Facilities

As a family caregiver of a person who has resided in (and/or is still residing in)  a long term care facility (nursing home, rest home, memory care unit, or assisted living) during the past 4-months, we invite you to participate in a research study.

Seeking caregivers living in rural areas for a study evaluating a free online workshop

Do you care for someone with memory loss and live in a rural area? Have the last few months left you feeling overwhelmed and stressed? An online workshop may help you. The University of California, San Francisco is offering a free online workshop to rural caregivers. The work is funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Life Enhancing Activities for Family Caregivers (LEAF) (SP0044459; NCT03610698)

Researchers at Northwestern University and the University of California San Francisco are testing a program for family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease. Six positive emotion based skill-building sessions are delivered either one-on-one via Zoom video-conferencing with one of our facilitators or via a self-guided platform online. Participants will be supplied with tablet computers, so caregivers can take part from anywhere in the USA. The study consists of one hour long session per week for six weeks to learn the skills, nightly home practice, and online surveys.

Recruiting non-paid family caregivers who also work at least 30 hours per week for a caregiving study

Do you provide non-paid care for a family member who is aging or has an underlying physical/mental disability or aliment in addition to your own job? Join Baylor University and Texas State University in a new research opportunity to learn more about family caregivers.

Baylor and Texas State researchers are seeking participants for a new study on how family caregiving affects work and family dynamics. We are recruiting adults who are working at least 30 hours/week and also serving as a family caregiver in the United States.

Caregiving research study seeks families

Do you provide help to an older family member?  Or, are you an older adult who needs some help from family members?  If so, you’re part of a caregiving family.

Providing and accepting help can be tough in the best of times, but it’s even more challenging now. Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University is looking for caregiving families to help test an online communication and care coordination resource designed to help families talk and make decisions about caregiving. 

Free dementia care technology research program for 'Presence Caregiver'

Presence Caregiver learns daily activity patterns and can warn caregivers, family members and friends about incidents of concern with text alerts of potential hazards including falls, water leaks and wandering.

The system is designed to work without making significant demands on a caregivers' time and energy, and doesn't use video cameras to preserve privacy.

Residents, family members and professionals needed for assisted living research interviews

Engage: Tools for Residents and Families in Assisted Living

Do you live, work, or are close to someone living in assisted living? The UNC Engage study wants to hear about your experience.

You may be able to participate in a confidential 30-minute phone interview about common care issues, safety concerns and how residents and families get involved in assisted living care. Compensation is provided.