Dementia Education
Virtual Event

An international study in rare or young-onset Dementia

About This Program

The Rare Dementia Support (RDS) Impact Study is a 5-year (2020-2024) collaboration to examine the unique experiences and support needs of people living with rare or young onset dementias and their family care partners.

Between 5-15% of people living with dementia have a rare or young onset type, which tends to occur in younger people (under 65 years) and is not well understood. Study participants are invited to share their experience of living with or caring for someone living with a rare or young onset dementia to better understanding of the lived experience as well as the development of tailored support interventions and educational resources.

The study has been approved by Nipissing University Research Ethics Board.

 

About the Research Opportunities

The Dementia Society is frequently contacted by many partner and other organizations conducting social and medical research into the causes and prevention of dementias, including Alzheimer’s Disease. Before sharing these opportunities with you, we confirm the parties and ensure ethical practices are used in their research. If you are interested in any of the opportunities below, we invite you to contact the respective party listed to learn more.

Thank you for helping to advance the local, national, and international drive to learn more, so no one has to face dementia.

If you are interested in this study or want more information, contact Dr. Adetola Grillo or Dr. Mary Pat Sullivan

705-474-3450 Ext. 4858 or at adetolag@nipissingu.ca

705-474-3450 Ext. 4496 or maryps@nipissingu.ca

Details

Presented By

Nipissing University, Canada
University College London (UCL), England
Bangor University, Wales

Date and Time

Cost

N/A

Location

Virtual

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