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Training for Optimal Routines in Mild Cognitive Impairment

Start: July 2019
End: June 1, 2023
Enrollment: 150

What Is This Study About?

This study will test the effects of strategy training compared to enhanced usual care in older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). It is designed to engage people in meaningful daily activities through generating self-selected goals, monitoring daily activities, scheduling activities, and finding solutions to barriers. Researchers are investigating the training as a way to slow the emergence of disability and keep people engaged in meaningful daily activities for as long as possible. Participants assigned to the study intervention will engage in 10 one-hour sessions in their home over five weeks with a trained research interventionist. Participants in the comparison group will receive their usual care and will also be connected to additional resources to meet their needs.

Do I Qualify To Participate in This Study?

Minimum Age: 60 Years

Maximum Age: N/A

Must have:

  • Diagnosis of MCI
  • Difficulty with a daily activity
  • Community dwelling

Must NOT have:

  • Pregnant
  • Central nervous system disorder (other than MCI)
  • Substance disorder in past five years
  • Lifetime history of bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or condition that could make it unsafe to proceed in the study (e.g., untreated major depressive disorder)
  • Severe medical condition that limits engagement in daily activities

If I Qualify, Who Do I Contact?

Contact study personnel listed either under the general study contact or the location nearest you.

 
Study Contact
Juleen Rodakowski, OTD, MS, OTR/L
Josh Woolford, MPH

Need Help?

Contact NIA’s Alzheimer’s and related Dementias Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center at 800-438-4380 or email ADEAR.

Where Is This Study Located?

Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Recruiting
Juleen Rodakowski

Who Sponsors This Study?

Lead: University of Pittsburgh

Collaborator Sponsor

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Source: ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT03913637