Inclusion of Older Adults in Research
- November 15, 2022
Clinical research is one of the primary reasons the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a nationally renowned healthcare destination. Yet in 2019, only 25% of CU Anschutz adult clinical trials enrolled even one participant over age 50. Study results may not apply to unrepresented populations, so the National Institutes of Health (NIH) requires clinical research to include individuals
- May 10, 2022
A new video sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Translational Research Institute (TRI) is being used to help raise awareness among researchers about the inclusion of older adults in research. The five-minute video also has tips for helping researchers recruit more adults over age 65. The video was produced in collaboration with the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus
- University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
This video covers why it is important to include older adults in research, with tips for including this often-overlooked population.
This module gives an overview of different gerontologized measures and resources.
- The toolkit comprises a set of power point slide sets (modules) intended to serve as a resource for persons delivering presentations aiming to heighten and facilitate older adult inclusion in clinical and translational research.
A module on the research implications of aging, multimorbidity, polypharmacy, and inter-current health events.
This module describes the unique benefits of including older adults in clinical research.
Best practices for including older adults with cognitive impairments in clinical research.
The PATIENTS Program of University of Maryland outlines the core principles of Community-Engaged Research (CEnR) and how it can be applied to a diverse older adult population.
This session will focus on multiple chronic conditions as a dimension of intersectionality needed for inclusion of older adults in research.
This annotated slide set introduces study teams to the NIH Inclusion Across the Lifespan Policy, and describes barriers and solutions to inclusion of older adults in research.
- This module identifies study design and statistical analysis strategies that can help assure that clinical investigations including older adults provide valid information and yield maximal insight.