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TMH Memory Disorder Clinic – Enrolling Participants for Peace of Mind Study

TMH PEACEOFMND Study Looking for Participants

TMH MDC is participating in a study being conducted jointly by the University of Florida (UF), Mayo Clinic, and Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare. PEACEOFMND (Physical Exercise And Cognitive Engagement Outcomes For Mild Neurocognitive Disorder). The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of behavioral interventions on brain function, thinking skills, and well-being in individuals living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). A support partner is required to complete the program with the participant.

Over the two weeks of the PEACEOFMND study training, participants will engage daily in individual memory compensation training as well as group supportive therapy. In addition, participants will be randomly assigned to 1 of 3 program components:
· Yoga
· Computer brain fitness
· Wellness education

TMH PEACEOFMND Study Looking for Participants

To participate in the PEACEOFMND program:

The person with MCI must:
· Be diagnosed with amnestic MCI or Mild Neurocognitive Disorder, as confirmed by study criteria
· Be at least 50 years of age
· Have no MRI contraindications
· Have a “care-partner” that is willing to participate in the full program (such as a spouse, child or a good friend)

The care-partner must be:
· Be at least 21
· Have no cognitive impairment, as confirmed by study criteria

The first session is tentatively scheduled for October 2017. Recruitment will be ongoing into 2018.

See the flier HERE.

 

Jami D. Eddy

Jami Eddy is the Administrator and an owner of Hopewell In-Home Senior Care. She graduated from Florida State University in 2005 with a major in criminology and a minor in psychology. Jami has been with Hopewell for more than 10 years and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the business.