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Use of Critical Race Theory To Inform the Recruitment of Black/African American Alzheimer’s Disease Caregivers Into Community-Based Research

This article describes how critical race theory constructs can be used to inform recruitment strategies of Black caregivers for people living with dementia into community-based research. The authors provide a case example that draws upon the NIH-funded Adult Day Service Plus randomized trial and its engagement of Black caregivers into a community-based biomarker research arm of the main trial.

Parker LJ, et al. Use of critical race theory to inform the recruitment of Black/African American Alzheimer’s disease caregivers into community-based research. Gerontologist. 2022. Epub Jan 6. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnac001.  

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