Clinical Trial

Mindfulness for African American Dementia Caregivers

Study Description

Telephone-delivered Mindfulness Intervention for African American Dementia Caregivers

This study is assesses the feasibility and acceptability of telephone-delivered mindfulness training designed to alleviate caregiver burden for African-American rural caregivers of individuals with moderate to severe dementia, as defined by the caregiver. The study utilizes a single-group, uncontrolled design to test the feasibility and acceptability of the intervention for the target population.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - Telephone-delivered Mindfulness

The telephone-delivered mindfulness training intervention that will incorporate the following elements: 1) training for primary caregivers (CG) and their caregiving partner (CP) in a telephone-based mindfulness training intervention; 2) groups of up to eight participants (four CG-CP pairs) plus an instructor, on a shared telephone line; and 3) training in a 8-week, modified MBSR program, which places additional emphasis on training in the following: a) mindful experiencing, including mindfulness ...read more on ClinicalTrials.org

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Easing the Burden of Dementia Caregiving: A Telephone-delivered Mindfulness Intervention for Rural, African American Families

Clinical Trial ID

NCT04058886

ParticipAid ID

bo2r3a