Gentle Yoga for Dementia

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
DementiaGentle Yoga - Behavioral
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial will test if yoga classes are a feasible and acceptable form of exercise for people with dementia and their caregivers. It will also study if yoga has any impact on caregiver burden.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

6 Primary · 13 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Week 10

Accrual Percentage--Caregivers
Accrual Percentage--Persons with Dementia
Baseline, Week 10
Insomnia Sleep Index--Caregivers
Insomnia Sleep Index--Persons with Dementia
Neuropsychiatric Inventory Questionnaire--Distress
Neuropsychiatric Inventory Questionnaire--Severity
PROMIS Depression--Caregivers
PROMIS Depression--Persons with Dementia
PROMIS Self-efficacy for Managing Emotions--Caregivers
PROMIS Self-efficacy for Managing Emotions--Persons with Dementia
Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Anxiety--Caregivers
Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Anxiety--Persons with Dementia
Qualitative Questions
Zarit Burden Interview
Week 10
Average Minutes of Yoga Practice per Day--Caregivers
Average Minutes of Yoga Practice per Day--Persons With Dementia
Week 10
Client Satisfaction Questionnaire--Caregivers
Client Satisfaction Questionnaire--Persons With Dementia
Percentage Adherence to Independent Practice--Caregivers
Percentage Adherence to Independent Practice--Persons With Dementia
Percentage Adherence to Intervention Sessions--Caregivers
Percentage Adherence to Intervention Sessions--Persons with Dementia
Retention Percentage--Caregivers
Retention Percentage--Persons With Dementia

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Yoga for Caregivers and Persons With Dementia
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

20 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Gentle Yoga · No Placebo Group · N/A

Yoga for Caregivers and Persons With Dementia
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Gentle Yoga · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: week 10

Who is running the clinical trial?

Wake Forest University Health SciencesLead Sponsor
1,125 Previous Clinical Trials
1,127,163 Total Patients Enrolled
11 Trials studying Dementia
36,749 Patients Enrolled for Dementia
Gretchen Brenes, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorWake Forest University Health Sciences
3 Previous Clinical Trials
570 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
People who have been diagnosed with dementia and who are still living in the community are allowed to participate in this study, as determined by the study staff.
People who provide unpaid care to a family member or friend with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia often find the experience stressful