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Recruiting Socially Disconnected Latinos Caring for a Person With Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons LearnedThis resource describes barriers to recruiting Latino adults for dementia research during the COVID-19 pandemic, with an emphasis on social isolation.
Challenges and Opportunities in Conducting Research With Older Adults With Dementia During COVID‐19 and BeyondThis resource explores different ways clinical researchers adapted their recruitment strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Facilitators, Challenges, and Messaging Strategies for Hispanic/Latino Populations Participating in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Clinical Research: A Literature ReviewThis review article from NIA provides strategies to increase awareness and participation of Hispanics/Latinos in AD/ADRD clinical research studies.
- These resources, posted by the UCSF Memory and Aging Center, include FAQs and guidance for older adults, social distancing compliant activities, tips for dementia caregivers, and services to help access food, incontinence supplies, and pharmacy needs.
- This customizable flyer is designed for community agencies to share critical information about COVID-19, including why older adults and people with chronic conditions are at higher risk, symptoms of COVID-19, what to do if someone gets sick, and ways to spot and avoid COVID-19 scams. Designed to be easy to distribute, for example during wellness checks, the two-sided flyer is also customizable so agencies can add their logo and contact information to the back page.
- This webpage provides guidance for caregiving during COVID-19. Information includes facts about COVID-19, handwashing and sanitizing, cleaning the home, self-care, social distancing, home engagement opportunities and managing medical care. A similar resource was posted by several Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers (ADRCs) to communicate with research participants and the ADRC’s community members.
- This toolkit, developed by the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center, is designed for dementia support group facilitators who want to learn and grow in their practice. The Toolkit Project was developed based on insights gained from a dementia support group for adults with younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. The toolkit includes information about support group facilitator skills, common themes expressed by people living with dementia and their family members, topics for encouraging...
- This special COVID-19 issue of the "Dementia Connection" newsletter compiled by Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center provides links to helpful online resources including tips for caregiving, self-protection, and remaining active, healthy, and safe while staying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- This article developed by the University of Pennsylvania’s Memory Center offers guidelines to Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers for managing daily care at home and coping with anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic. The article includes general tips and anxiety-busting tools, advice on medical care, activity ideas for meaningful engagement, and additional information on COVID-19 and Alzheimer’s disease.