Research on computerized screening tools for memory problems in older individuals.

IRB/UVA Tracking #
21037
Principal Investigator
Carol A Manning
Contact
Lisa Opie
Contact Email
Contact Phone
434.243.5420
Official Trial Title
CAMCI: Advancing the Use of Computerized Screening in Healthcare
Study Description

The adult neurology, Memory and Aging Care Clinic seeks adults, ages 60 years and older for a research study. The purpose of the study is to evaluate a computerized screening tool to test memory and other thinking abilities, in order to help identify early signs of memory problems in older individuals

You may be eligible for this study if:
• You are 60 years or older.
• You have vision and hearing that is appropriate for the use of the computerized screening tool.

Study involves completing tasks on a tablet computer with a stylus using the computerized screening tool, completing similar tasks with a pencil and paper, answering questions about your mood, how you have been feeling recently, and a brief reading assessment. Some participants will be asked to return for up to two additional testing sessions.

Study-related assessments are provided free of charge.

Compensation

You will be paid $100 in the form of a Wal-Mart gift card upon completion of the study session. For individuals returning for repeat testing, you will be paid $75 in the form of a Wal-Mart gift card upon completion for each of the 2 follow up sessions.