Alzheimer's & Dementia Outreach, Recruitment & Engagement Resources
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- This community engagement program at the University of Florida bridges the gap between health care and health research by providing health education, health screenings, and wellness resources. It also links participants with clinical studies.
- This report shows the feasibility of recruiting individuals age 90 and older into longitudinal clinical research and provides preliminary guidance related to the effectiveness of recruitment strategies.
- This 3-minute video features Dan Gasby, who with his wife, the celebrity B. (Barbara) Smith, has advocated for greater public awareness of the disease and for participation in clinical trials. Smith was diagnosed with early Alzheimer’s disease in 2014.
- More than 25 plain-language informational brochures in English have been developed to enable and improve communication between clinical research staff and research participants. Most of the brochures are available in an additional 15 languages.
- An online survey of 556 recruitment practices across the NRG Oncology network (a nonprofit research organization formed to conduct oncologic clinical research) was conducted to learn about recruitment of participants from minority/underserved populations. The survey response rate was 34.9 percent. The most effective methods reported for recruiting minority/underserved participants were patient navigators (44.4 percent) and translators (38.9 percent). All institutions reported using a mechanism...
- This case study examines how the use of community engagement principles and approaches enhanced clinical trial recruitment and retention. The Meharry Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core (CERC), which facilitates community involvement in clinical and translational research, was consulted to enhance participation of African-American women in a clinical trial. CERC's key recommendations included: 1) convene a Community Engagement Studio, 2) redesign the recruitment advertisement, 3) simplify...
- This 36-page guide promotes public health strategies to address dementia in American Indian/Alaska Native communities. The strategies fall under three themes: educate and empower community members, collect and use data, and strengthen the workforce.
- The NIH Strategic Plan for Tribal Health Research FY 2019–2023 is designed to improve NIH's relationship and collaborative efforts with American Indian/Alaska Native communities by enhancing communication and collaboration, building research capacity, expanding research, and enhancing cultural competency and community engagement.
- This 12-minute video, entitled "GAPS," addresses the challenges presented by Alzheimer’s disease in Asian American communities.
- This 5-minute video encourages the participation of Native Americans and Alaska Natives in Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials.