Amyloid Deposition in Normal Controls: Impact of Cognitive Reserve

Study Status: 
Closed
Study Description: 

The purpose of the study is to develop ways for understanding memory changes that occur with age.  Participants will be asked questions about their memory and must have a friend or relative who can answer ten minutes of questions over the telephone about day-to-day activities.

 

If you qualify, you will be asked to have three brain scans and follow-up memory testing at 12 & 24 months after the initial visit. All evaluations will be free of cost and reimbursement for time and transportation is provided. All information is kept completely confidential..

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

 

Inclusion criteria:

1. Seventy-five to ninety years of age.

2. Speak English.

3. Have a friend or relative who can answer five minutes of questions over the telephone about day-to-day activities.

4. Willing to undergo three brain scans.

Study Coordinator(s): 

Caroline A. Sullivan, BA

Tel:  617-643-5200