Aging and Memory Impairment

Home-based tDCS for behavioral symptoms in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias

Study Description: This study aims to investigate whether transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is safe and effective for improving symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia (ADRD) in patients that experience behavioral problems. tDCS is an investigational tool for non-invasive brain stimulation.

Discovering Solutions for Dementia Symptoms

The purpose of this study is to understand why there are so many different behavioral symptoms of dementia, so that better and targeted care plans can be created.

Daily Medication Decisions of Dementia Caregivers

The purpose of this study is to describe patterns of medication administration, chemical restraint, and associated outcomes for family caregiving in Alzheimer’s dementia and related dementias.

Telehealth Management of Depression and Social Isolation in Older Adults with Memory Impairment

The purpose of this study is to investigate how effective and helpful the combination of a depression treatment and a caregiver helping at specific points of treatment may be in treating depressive symptoms and feelings of social isolation.

Neurodegenerative Changes in Post-Stroke Depression

The Post-stroke depression (PSD) is a terrible complication of stroke. The purpose of this study is to better understand what is happening in the brain that can predispose to depression.