Living Alone clinical trials at UCSF
1 research study open to eligible people
Living alone means living by yourself without anyone else in the house. UCSF is looking for adults 55+ who live alone and have problems with thinking and remembering things. They want to learn more about what it's like to live alone with these problems. Join the Living Alone trial to help researchers understand and improve this experience.
open to eligible people ages 55 years and up
The purpose of this study is to better understand the experience of living alone in older age with cognitive impairment. We recruit adults 55+ living alone with cognitive impairment such as Alzheimer's disease or mild cognitive impairment. This study investigates the priorities and concerns of older adults living alone with cognitive impairment. Participants are interviewed 5 times for one hour in their homes within 3 months at a time that works for them.
San Francisco, California
Our lead scientists for Living Alone research studies include Elena Portacolone, PhD MPH MBA.