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VOLUNTEER FOR RESEARCH

Are you caring for somebody who has Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia?

THE RDAD STUDY MAY HELP YOU

RDAD (Reducing Disability in Alzheimer’s Disease) is a free 6-week, in-home program for older adults with dementia and their caregivers. Coaches will provide exercise instructions suited for people with dementia and assist caregivers in handling difficult behaviors. Caregivers will complete 5 telephone interviews over 13 months.

This study is being done in selected Washington and Oregon Counties.

To learn more about this exciting study call toll free 1-866-292-4464 or contact rdad@uw.edu 

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF NURSING 

 


 

You are invited to join a research study looking at the benefits of programs designed for people with early stage memory loss and care partners.

EARLY STAGE MEMORY LOSS RESEARCH STUDY

If you join, you will be randomly assigned to one of three groups:

1. Physical Activity Program

2. Social Activity Program

3. Control Group: This group can attend either program after completing the 4 month interview.

The program sessions are 90 minutes and are held weekly over 4 weeks. There are 3 in-home interviews over the 4 month study period. You can join this study alone or with a partner.

 To learn more about this exciting study call toll free 1-866-292-4464 or contact esml@uw.edu

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF NURSING  - - - - - - ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION