Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment Living Alone
This observational study seeks to better understand the experience and needs of older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or Alzheimer's disease who live alone.
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- Diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or MCI
- Living alone
- Resides in nursing home or assisted living facility
- Current alcohol abuse
Participants will be interviewed 5 times for about 1 hour each over a 3-month period. Interviews will take place at the participant's home or another convenient place and will be audio recorded. After the recordings are transcribed and personal names removed, the sound recordings will be destroyed.
Institute for Health & Aging
Elena Portacolone, PhD MBA MPH
Living Alone in Old Age With Cognitive Impairment