Seeking Senior Volunteers
Protocol: STUDY00002419
Full Title
The effect of providing feedback on Anosognosia in patients with MCI and AD
Description
We are looking for healthy adult volunteers OR people with Alzheimer's disease/mild cognitive impairment for a research study. The purpose of this study is to find out what puts people at risk for the loss of insight that is in seen in people with memory problems.

You will be asked to participate in this study for about 4 weeks. Healthy participants will have 2 study visits in person. During the first visit you will complete tests of your memory and thinking speed, and complete questionnaires about your personality. We will also ask you to have a close friend or family member (study partner) come with you complete similar surveys about you. The second visit will be 2-4 weeks later and you and your study partner will fill out questionnaires. Study visits will be at the Conventus Medical Center, 1001 Main Street, Buffalo NY 14203 or the UBMD clinic at 5851 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221.

Participants will be compensated.

Technical Description

The study is seeking adults, aged 50 or older, who have been diagnosed with mild to moderate Alzheimers disease, or amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment, and who have a primary caregiver. The study involves filling out questionnaires and assessments at two visits, 2 4 weeks apart. You will be compensated for your time.
Compensation: Yes
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Compensation may include cash, checks, gift cards, debit cards, or incentives like gift baskets, technology items, or merchandise.
Eligibility
Adults ages 50+.
Have at least 9 years of education.
Either:
Generally healthy with no history of cognitive impairment
OR have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or Mild Cognitive Impairment.
Age Group: Adults
Principal Investigator: RALPH BENEDICT
Contact(s)
John Gillies
jkgillie@buffalo.edu
+1 315-516-0090
Want to Learn More?
Let us know how the study team can reach you. If you do not hear back within 2 business days, reach out to the study team directly at the contact information above or email ctsiresearch@buffalo.edu and someone will assist you.