Alzheimer's & Dementia Outreach, Recruitment & Engagement Resources
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- This article describes how the University of Pittsburgh’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center used research participation stories to create messaging for recruitment materials.
- This paper describes the researchers’ experiences in establishing and maintaining a diverse Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Registry.
- A report that overviews the Washington University School of Medicine Knight ADRC's “African American Participation in Alzheimer Disease Research: Effective Strategies” Workshop on research participation.
- This research examined the effectiveness and differences in using both traditional and social media materials for the recruitment of African American versus non-Hispanic white participants.
- This research article describes the Minority Aging Research Study's brain donation challenges, processes, and successful procurement with older African American adults.
- A collection of videos about Alzheimer’s disease and clinical trials, including topics on clinical trials awareness and recruiting.
- To test an intervention for increasing Alzheimer’s disease literacy among African Americans, the researchers enrolled 193 African American community-dwelling adults using culturally tailored education and messaging.
- This brochure provides an overview of the Alzheimer’s Outreach Program at the University of Pittsburgh Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, which invites African Americans age 60 or older to participate in research as healthy volunteers.
- Researchers looked at how enrollment factors made a difference, broken out by race, on the progression of mild cognitive impairment and dementia. Using Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center data, they examined the rate of impairment between white participants and Black participants with age-at-progression survival models.
- The authors of this integrative review found that passive, indirect recruitment strategies have been the default approach for enrolling older African Americans into chronic illness-related research studies, including Alzheimer's studies. They recommend the use of proactive, culturally appropriate recruitment approaches, combined with caring recruiter behaviors, that explicitly target older African American adults and that involve direct interactions between prospective participants and the...