Alzheimer's & Dementia Outreach, Recruitment & Engagement Resources
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- The BrainTalk series are videos as well as slides presentations on a variety of topics ranging from research participation to exercise.
- This video shows a message from the director of the Memory and Aging Project of the Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Washington University in St. Louis to research participants and their family during COVID-19.
- 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.
- The Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center published a list of tips, resources, and services for adults with dementia and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics include caregiving, mental health considerations, communication tips, community and emergency resources, and activity ideas. Some resources are available in English and Spanish. For Spanish speakers, resources include a guide to caregiving during COVID-19 and general protocols to avoid spreading the disease, as...
- 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.