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|Now Enrolling: Sleep Intervention Study for Dementia Caregiving Pairs (The rePair Sleep Study) – OnlineEmory University researchers invite you to participate in Sleep Intervention Study for Dementia Caregiving Pairs (The rePair Sleep Study) a study to determine if cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia is a practical and useful intervention for sleep problems. |
The rePair Sleep Study is researching the use of a cognitive behavioral interventional plan that is used to improve sleep quality for both caregivers and persons living with cognitive impairment. The intervention involves discussions centered on sleep and adjustment of sleep habits. The intervention will take place via videoconferencing for 7 online visits where participants will complete questionnaires, daily sleep diaries, and wear a watch to monitor their activity.
Emory University researchers are looking for:
Persons with cognitive impairment who:Have a reported diagnosis of cognitive impairmentCo-reside with their caregiverHave sleep disturbancesCan read, speak and understand English Are willing to wear a wristwatch for 4 weeksAnd their caregiver who:Is an informal caregiver of co-residing person living with cognitive impairmentProvides unpaid caregiving assistance on average of 20 hours/week to person living with cognitive impairmentHas sleep disturbancesCan read, speak and understand EnglishIs willing to wear a wristwatch for 4 weeksThe caregiver and the person living with cognitive impairment will each receive a $25 gift card after completing the baseline visit, a $50 gift card after the completing the first post-intervention visit, and $25 after completing the 3-month post-intervention visit.
For a full description of The rePair Sleep Study, please visit our website.