Living Alone in Old Age With Cognitive Impairment
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03330587|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : November 6, 2017
Last Update Posted : September 25, 2019
The purpose of this study is to better understand the experience of living alone in older age with cognitive impairment.
We recruit adults 55+ living alone with cognitive impairment such as Alzheimer's disease or mild cognitive impairment.
This study investigates the priorities and concerns of older adults living alone with cognitive impairment. Participants are interviewed 5 times for one hour in their homes within 3 months at a time that works for them.
|Condition or disease|
|Living Alone Alzheimer Disease Mild Cognitive Impairment|
The purpose of this study is to better understand the experience of living alone in older age with cognitive impairment. This knowledge is important to design programs that are appropriate. Dr. Elena Portacolone, an Assistant Professor from the Institute of Health and Aging is the study researcher.
Study participants are interviewed by Elena at a time and place convenient to them, usually their home. Interviews are audio recorded and last around one hour. Study participants are interviewed five times within 3 months.
After the interview, a transcriptionist will type into a computer the recording and will remove personal names. The sound recording will then be destroyed.
Participants can stop being in the study at any time.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Observational Model:||Ecologic or Community|
|Official Title:||Living Alone in Old Age With Cognitive Impairment|
|Actual Study Start Date :||March 1, 2016|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||May 20, 2020|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||September 1, 2020|
- Ethnographic interviews [ Time Frame: One hour ]Questions that follow the train of thought of study participants
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03330587
|Contact: Elena Portacolone, PhD MPH MBAemail@example.com|
|Contact: Sahru Keiser, MPHfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|United States, California|
|Institute for Health & Aging||Recruiting|
|San Francisco, California, United States, 94705|
|Contact: Elena Portacolone, PhD MBA MPH 510-830-9309 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Elena Portacolone, PhD MPH MBA||University of California, San Francisco|