Participate in Studies
Quick Links: Survey: 1  Survey: 2  Survey: 3
Receive a Free Gift Card for participating in a study while helping doctors, nurses and pharmacists improve how they work with care providers.*

About Surveys

Your caregiving stress shouldn't go unnoticed. Healthcare professionals are seeking better ways to simplify your care efforts. You can help today by participating in one of our latest studies below. You'll receive a gift card reward for most of our studies. Each survey can be taken once and based on eligibility.

Basic Study Requirements

The people needed for individual projects can vary. Further information is provided below for specific studies, but all require a computer or tablet with internet access.

Gift Card Rewards

Gift Cards are provided for your valuable time and effort. Your gift card choice of either Macy's or Amazon.com will be mailed to you within two weeks of completing the survey or study requirements. The gift card amount is pre-defined in each study description listed below.

Have Questions?

You may contact us anytime by email at caregiverpsychology@umsl.edu
or toll-free at 1(844)516-4395

Surveys
 
Survey: 1Test Online Resources for Caregivers

Purpose of Study

To help test newly developed online resources for caregivers.

Who's Eligible

Women 18-69 years of age who assist an older adult with their medications and healthcare. Additional criteria are asked in an initial qualification survey.

Survey Requirements

1) Complete a 10 minute qualification survey. If qualified, you may proceed to Step 2.
2) Complete a longer survey about your experience as a caregiver.
3) View online resources over the course of 4 weeks.
4) Complete 2 final surveys about your caregiving experience.

Reward

$25 – $100 gift card to Amazon.com® or Macy's®.

Questions? Email us at: caregiverpsychology@umsl.edu Or call toll free 1 (844) 516-4395
Survey: 2Medication Assistance for Older Adults

Purpose of Study

This survey will help us understand the challenges faced by women who help older adults with their medications.

Who's Eligible

Women 30-70 years of age who assist an older adult with their medications.

Survey Requirements

Complete a 20-30 minute online survey about your experiences helping this older adult.

Reward

$20 gift card to Amazon.com® or Macy's® (or Target® while supplies last).

Questions? Email us at: caregiverpsychology@umsl.edu Or call toll free 1 (844) 516-4395
Survey: 3Providing Care Services to Older Adults

Purpose of Study

To learn from professionals who work with diverse populations of seniors.

Who's Eligible

Women and men who provide services to older adults or work for an agency that serves older adults.

Survey Requirements

Complete a 15-20 minute ONLINE SURVEY about your experiences working with diverse populations of older adults.

Reward

Participants will be enrolled in a raffle for a new iPad.

Questions? Email us at: caregiverpsychology@umsl.edu Or call toll free 1 (844) 516-4395


Additional Information

Interested in participating in research related to dementia?

We encourage you to register for TrialMatch at the National Alzheimers Association.  There are opportunities for diagnosed individuals, their families, and individuals without dementia.  All are needed to help find a cure and the best means of support for families!

Our Community Partners

We are grateful to the following for their support of our research program:
Greentree Pharmacy, Kirkwood, MO
Southwest Diner, Maplewood, MO

Survey Sponsorship

UM-St. Louis Institutional Review Board Protocol #302901;#506921