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Pitt+Me ForAging: Facilitating Optimal Routines in Aging


STUDY BASICS

Are you age 60 or older and have difficulty managing daily tasks? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a study to help researchers test a new strategy used to improve daily task performance. Involves testing of your thinking and daily activities, PET scanning, and being randomized (like the flip of a coin) to receive either an intervention or close monitoring. Compensation is provided.


IRB:
  PRO18110414 - Facilitating Optimal Routines in Aging (ForAging)

Age Range
AGE:   60 and Up

Duration DURATION:  About 15 months
VISITS:  Varies

Location LOCATION: 
UPMC Presbyterian Hospital and Home
Compensation COMPENSATION: 
$170.00
Phone Number PHONE NUMBER:
1-866-438-8230
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MEET THE RESEARCHER


Juleen Rodakowski

Juleen Rodakowski, OTD, MS, OTR/L, is Assistant Professor of the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of Pittsburgh. A graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Rodakowski’s research program examines factors that influence independent living for older adults who are at-risk for disability. She primarily focuses on older adults with mood and cognitive changes as well as caregivers of older adults who are themselves vulnerable to poor health and disability.




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