Recruiting older adults for research can get complicated if those being recruited can’t drive, have no transportation, don’t feel well, are easily confused, have busy caregivers, and distrust strangers asking them certain questions. One place to start is to decide on the best way to deliver a recruitment appeal that would entice them to respond and cooperate. Letters and phone calls come to mind.
Frances Shani Parker, Author
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