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REF NO.: 13

SUBJECT: Faculty of Nursing seeking research study participants

DATE: Feb. 7

Do you or someone you care for have mild memory loss or early dementia?

If you live in the St. John’s, Bonavista, Carbonear, Clarenville and Marystown areas you could take part in a research study.

Researchers are looking for: 

  • People aged 50-plus living at home who have mild memory loss/early dementia;
  • and informal caregivers (family, friends, significant others) of people experiencing mild memory loss/early dementia.

The research team wants to hear about your experiences about living with mild memory loss, what services you need and use, what challenges you face and what supports make life easier for you.

For more information about the study or to ask if you can take part, please contact Dr. Karen Parsons at (709) 864-2305 or; Joanne Smith-Young at (709) 864-8145 or; or Marcia Porter at (709) 864-4408; 770-5408 or

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For more information, please contact Marcia Porter, communications advisor, Faculty of Nursing, at (709) 864-4408; cell: 770-5408 or


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