-You will have a telephone interview. It will take up to 50 minutes.
-The caregiver will complete online questionnaires. These will take about 15 minutes.
-The person with dementia will wear an activity monitor for a week.
-The study activities will be scheduled at your convenience. You do not need to visit the study center.
Study activities may include:
-Completing a telephone interview.
-Completing online questionnaires.
-Wearing a wristwatch-style monitor to track your patterns of physical activity.
Treatment or experiment details:
The study is interested in:
-The impact of dogs on caregivers and people with dementia;
-The cost-effectiveness of dogs in dementia; and
-The level of acceptance of dogs in public places.
-There is no treatment being tested in this study.