Loneliness Routines with Alexa

Why are we doing this study?

What problem is being addressed by the study?

Who is the research lead and what is this team doing to address the problem?

Is the methodology new or innovative?

Why are volunteers needed for the study?

Who may be eligible for the study?
Volunteers are eligible who:

Have had muscle and joint pain, are 60 years of age or older, live independent and alone in the Omaha area, have wireless internet access, and be willing to interact with Amazon Alexa at least twice a day for 3 months.

What are the expectations of study participants?

How do we hope the study will, ultimately, impact patients?

Who to contact to qualify with phone and email or link to qualifying information?

Dr. Marcia Shade, CON-Omaha Division - 402-559-6641 marcia.shade@unmc.edu or Taylor Bacon Graduate Research Assistant Omaha, 308-627-5671

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