Help Shape the Future: Your Insight Can Revolutionize Support for Family Caregivers


Next Steps

  1. Complete the study questionnaire
  2. Understand if you’re eligible to participate
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Research Center: The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing
Location: This is a virtual study conducted throughout the US
Lead Researcher: Megan Hebdon Ph.D., DNP, RN, NP-c
IRB: This study has been reviewed and approved by the University of Texas at Austin Institutional Review Board

About the Study

Family caregivers play a crucial role in the health and well-being of millions, yet they often face significant financial and emotional challenges. Recognizing the impact of these challenges, this online study aims to explore new pathways to financial well-being and support for caregivers like you. This research seeks to understand the financial interventions that can make a real difference in the lives of family caregivers.

If you’re passionate about improving the caregiving experience for yourself and others, your participation could provide invaluable insights. Join us in this pioneering study to explore how we can better support the financial well-being of family caregivers, creating a more sustainable and supportive environment for all. Your voice matters. Be part of a transformative research project that aims to change the landscape of caregiver support for the better.

Why Participate?

  • Participants will be compensated with Tango gift cards for participating in this study. 
  • Participants will be contributing valuable information that may benefit family caregivers in the future.
  • Participants will be helping researchers to better understand what financial well-being and financial needs look like for family caregivers.

Your Rights

  • If you decide to participate in the study and later feel that you no longer wish to be part of it, you can withdraw at any time.
  • Any information that you provide will be kept strictly confidential, except as required by law.
  • Qualified health professionals will monitor your health as it relates to the study.

Who Can Participate?

  • Individuals aged 18 years and older who are caregivers for someone with a chronic illness for 10 or more hours per week
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write English
  • Must have access to a computer for an online survey and interviews
  • Must be willing to complete a 15 to 30-minute online survey and one Zoom interview that will take around 60 minutes

More Study Details

The study team will explain the research in its entirety but some details are:

  • Researchers are seeking to understand more about the financial challenges experienced by family caregivers.
  • Researchers are asking family caregivers to complete surveys.
  • A small group of participants will also be invited to participate in a Zoom interview.

About the Research Center

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing
The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is one of the leading nursing schools in the nation, with a history of excellence in academics, research, and service. The UT Austin School of Nursing prepares its students for rewarding careers that enrich the practical world and help further nursing research.

Please note:
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the study will be conducted remotely which means there will be no in-person visits, allowing you to participate in the comfort of your own home.

What’s Next?

  1. Click the link to enter your contact details and take the study questionnaire.
  2. If eligible, a member of the research team will contact you to discuss the study and answer any questions you may have.
Click Here to Check Your Eligibility for This Study

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