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Efficacy of the WeCareAdvisor: An Online Tool to Help Caregivers Manage Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms in Persons with Dementia

The National Institute on Aging study aims to test the WeCareAdvisor. The online platform is designed to assist family caregivers in the management of dementia-related behavioral symptoms. The tool helps families to assess, manage and track behavioral symptoms and contributing factors, and provides tailored strategies for in-home, non-pharmacologic behavior management.  Diverse family caregivers of persons living with dementia in the community will be enrolled Nationwide.


Beta Test Testimonials:

  • “I’m so excited to be part of this trail blazing moment in caregiver software”
  • “It was so helpful to have and I learned so much from it”
  • “Weekly calls are helpful”
  • “Portable – shared with family when visiting another state”

Funded provided by the NIA. RO1 AG061116-01

Co-Principal Investigators


Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, FGSA, FAAN

Distinguished University Professor and Dean

Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions


Helen Kales, MD

Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of California, Davis