Are you interested in participating in research at the RIA? Check out the projects below for available opportunities.

Effects of COVID-19 on persons living with dementia: Researchers at the University of Waterloo, led by RIA Research Chairs Carrie McAiney and Jen Boger, want to understand how COVID-19 is affecting the daily lives and social connections of persons living with dementia and family/friend caregivers. Are you a person living with dementia in the community or a family/friend caregiver of a person with dementia living in the community or in long-term care or retirement home? Share your experiences by completing a 15-minute survey or participate in an interview. Click here for more information.

COVID-19 restrictions on physical activity levels and heart rate: Men and women over the age of 65 years are being recruited to study the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on physical activity levels and heart rate. Participants will wear a heart rate monitor for 3 days and complete their regular daily activities and complete a health status questionnaire. To learn more, click here.