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Pragmatic clinical trials: An update on NIA-funded real-world research to improve patient care

Learn about our latest projects and new funding opportunities in pragmatic clinical trials, which enable researchers to identify and test interventions in real-world situations and settings.

NIA support for dementia care research: Taking stock of the evidence

This project of identifying and evaluating evidence from the NASEM and AHRQ reports on care interventions is now complete, and NIA and other stakeholders have valuable information to guide the next steps.

AGS 2021: Connect with cutting-edge research, care strategies, and colleagues!

Join us online for the 2021 American Geriatrics Society scientific meeting, featuring key sessions for early-career and established researchers!

IMPACT Collaboratory offers growing support for real-world dementia care innovators

The IMPACT Collaboratory offers several new funding opportunities for embedded pragmatic clinical trials designed to push beyond the limits of traditional trials to improve quality of life for people living with AD/ADRD and those who care for them.

A summit virtual meeting series to engage the dementia care community

Are you passionate about caregiving and other services for people with dementia? Join us online this summer for the Dementia Care, Caregiving, and Services Research Summit Virtual Meeting Series!

Evidence review on dementia care and caregiving intervention now available for public comment

UPDATE: Thank you to those who provided comments on the draft report. The final report on the systematic review, titled “Meeting the Challenge of Caring for Persons Living with Dementia and Their Care Partners and Caregivers: A Way Forward,” is now available.

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Second research summit on dementia care, caregiving, and services is fast approaching!

Estimates suggest that as many as 5.5 million older Americans — and many more under age 65 — are living with Alzheimer’s disease, with another 1 million Americans affected by related dementias such as frontotemporal, Lewy body, vascular, and mixed dementias. Our health care systems, nursing homes and assisted living...

Participate in the second research summit on dementia care, caregiving and services!

People with Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease-related dementias (AD/ADRD) and those who care for them urgently need evidence-based help that can be used in the real world. How can NIA best support the development of more effective, dementia-friendly care and services for people living with the disease? How can we...

Help us shape the 2020 Dementia Care & Caregiving Summit

Millions of Americans and their caregivers are living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias now, and that number will continue to grow. In addition to seeking effective treatments, we must further develop the evidence base about what works to improve care, services, and supports. We need your ideas and...