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Healthy Aging Research Program: Connection for Latinos

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Study Basics: Are you Hispanic or Latino? Are you 50 years of age or older? Do you sometimes feel stressed because you are caring for a family member with dementia? Do you sometimes feel isolated, left out, or that you lack companionship? If so, you may be able to participate in a research study to learn how to help individuals who are caring for a family member with dementia improve their social relationships and supports. Participation involves a remote interview via Zoom. Compensation provided.

Study Purpose: The objective of the Connection for Latinos Project is to learn how to help individuals who are caring for a family member with dementia improve their social relationships and social supports. The Project is designed to help understand your experience of and barriers to social connections.

Could This Study Be Right For You?

  • Hispanic / Latino
  • Age 50 and up
  • Sometimes feel stressed because you are caring for a family member with demencia
  • Sometimes feel isolated, left out, or that you lack companionship

What Participants Can Expect

Participation involves completing a confidential interview in English or Spanish (using Zoom on your computer or by phone). You will be asked about your physical, cognitive, and emotional health, and about your social relationships.

Additional Information

  • This study is funded by the National Institute on Aging and is part of the Rochester Roybal Center for Social Ties & Aging Research

For more information: Call (585) 273-2196 or email: HARP@urmc.rochester.edu

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