Mayo Clinic Olmsted Study of Aging


About this study

The purpose of this study is to learn more about using a computerized test in your home to study how memory changes with age, mild memory and thinking problems and Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. This study will help us determine how often memory problems occur in people in our community, and help to identify factors that may influence changes in memory and thinking skills.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:       

  • Olmsted County residents ages 50-69 are eligible to participate

Exclusion Criteria:      

  • Non-Olmsted County residents are not eligible.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Ronald Petersen, M.D., Ph.D.

Closed for enrollment

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