Bring Communities and Technology Together for Healthy Aging (ElderTree)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02128789|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 1, 2014
Last Update Posted : October 27, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|65 Years Older Requires IADL Support Past Year History of Falls and/or Hospitalization||Other: Elder Tree website||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||600 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Bring Communities and Technology Together for Healthy Aging|
|Study Start Date :||June 2011|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||May 2016|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||May 2016|
No Intervention: Control Condition
Subjects receive usual care and support. No study intervention provided
Experimental: Elder Tree Condition
Elder Tree website. Subjects receive usual care, support and access to the study intervention website.
Other: Elder Tree website
Elder Tree is a private, secure information, support and communication website developed for this study.
- Number of older adult subjects with increased independence and quality of life from baseline to 18 months [ Time Frame: Change in independence and quality of life will be assessed at 6, 12 , 18 months ]Compared to the control group elders using Elder Tree will experience greater independence and quality of life and will have fewer unscheduled clinical and emergency room visits and hospital and nursing home stays.
- Number of caregiver subjects with improved satisfaction [ Time Frame: Change in improved caregiver satisfaction will be assessed at 6, 12 , 18 months ]Compared to the control group, caregivers using Elder Tree will experience improved satisfaction, coping and appraisal.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02128789
|United States, Wisconsin|
|University of WI Madison|
|Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53705|