Detecting Early Cognitive Decline in Community-Dwelling Elders

Study Status: 
Closed
Study Description: 

We are seeking adults, sixty-five years of age or order, with at least four years of education, from a variety of ethnic backgrounds to participate in a research study. The purpose of the study is to develop simple methods for understanding memory changes with age.

 

Participants will be asked questions about their memory and must have a friend or relative who can answer five minutes of questions over the telephone about day-to-day activities.  All evaluations will be free of cost and reimbursement for time and transportation is provided. All information is kept confidential.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

 

Inclusion criteria:

1. Sixty-five years of age or older.

2. Speak English.

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

Study Coordinator(s): 

Meghan Frey, MA

Tel:  617-732-8085