Start: December 5, 2018
End: May 2023
This study will compare two behavioral interventions for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia and their caregivers. Reducing Disability in Alzheimer's Disease (RDAD) has been used to train individuals with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia and their caregivers to better manage behavioral symptoms. Researchers will compare RDAD to a similar intervention that addresses LGBT-specific risk factors, including identity management, stigma-related adverse/traumatic life events, and lack of social support. The training involves nine 60-minute, virtual sessions over six weeks, plus four 15-minute, follow-up phone sessions over four months. The program focuses on increasing physical activities of individuals with Alzheimer's and their caregivers and learning to cope with the behavioral components of dementia. Researchers will look at the interventions' effects on behavioral symptoms, physical activity levels, caregiver stress, and quality of life.
Minimum Age: 50 Years
Maximum Age: N/A
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Lead: University of Washington
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT03550131