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Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention (WRAP)

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below may help to answer any questions you have about participating in WRAP. Click on the questions below to view answers. If you would like to view and/or print all of the questions and answers, click here. For further information, please contact us at the site nearest you (list to the right).

 

 

How will I benefit from volunteering for WRAP?

 

 

Why is it important for people from different ethnic backgrounds to volunteer for WRAP?

 

 

Will I receive any payment or other compensation for participating?

 

 

Is there a charge for participating?

 

 

Will my name or information I provide be shared with other people?

 

 

Where are the study evaluations performed?

 

 

How often would I be asked to return for study visits?

 

 

Are there particular days that study visits are scheduled?

 

 

What if I need help getting to study visits?

 

 

Will I need to stay overnight?

 

 

How long does each study visit take?

 

 

What kinds of questions are asked about my history?

 

 

What if any of my vital signs are abnormal when I come for the study visit?

 

 

What blood tests are given and why?

 

 

What is cognitive testing and why do you do it?

 

 

Will I get feedback on results of the blood tests?

 

 

Will I get my cognitive test results?

 

 

Are there other Alzheimer's research studies WRAP volunteers may be invited to participate in?

 

 

Can I refer people to WRAP?

 

 

What if I think that I may be developing Alzheimer's disease?

 

 

Who do I contact for more information about participating in WRAP?

 

 

 

 

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PARTICIPANTS NEEDED

• African-Americans and English-speaking Hispanics/Latinos whose parent(s) developed Alzheimer's disease

• Persons whose parents did NOT develop Alzheimer's disease or dementia (controls)

If you are interested in participating, please contact a WRAP coordinator at the site nearest you (see below).

 

MADISON SITE CONTACT

Amy Hawley
ahawley@medicine.wisc.edu
Phone: 608-829-3306
Toll-free: 1-800-417-4169

 

LA CROSSE SITE CONTACT

Carolyn Flock
flock.carolyn@mayo.edu
Phone: 608-392-7187
Toll-free: 1-800-362-5454, ext. 27187

 

MILWAUKEE SITE CONTACT

Nia Norris
nia.norris@aurora.org
Phone: 414-219-5159