CaREgiving While Black Course

CaREgiving While Black Course

Caregiving and Racial Considerations during a Pandemic Online Training Education Course”

Purpose

The overall goal of this project is to address the cultural reality of “CaREgiving while Black” during a public health crisis. We are aiming to develop and prototype-test a highly accessible program designed to enhance the mastery of Black American caregivers to provide care to family members or friends living with a dementia illness in a time of crisis.

Eligibility Criteria for Caregivers

  • > 18 years of age
  • Self-identify as Black/African American
  • Family or friend of a person living with dementia
  • Primary companion of a person living with dementia during healthcare encounters
  • Able to speak, read, and understand English

Preferred Selection Criteria

  • Access and ability to use broadband internet services

Hearing-Impaired Accessible

Honorarium: We will provide $40 gift cards for participation in each baseline and post-intervention interview and each semi-structured interview.

Funded by Retirement Research Foundation for Aging