Implementation Guides

NCI-AD Basics

This document provides information for participating states on the logistics of the project.  It summarizes the data collection requirements (sample size, timeframe, etc.), surveyor training, survey administration and reporting. 

Planning Guide

This guide outlines critical components and questions the NCI-AD state project team should address as they plan for survey implementation e.g. which populations to include in sample, interviewer information, funding mechanisms.

Guide for states implementing both NCI-AD and NCIā„¢ In-Person Survey 

This guide contains information that may be helpful to states that are implementing both NCI-AD and National Core Indicators (NCI) In-Person Survey (IPS).  It contains a summary of project parallels as well as survey and implementation similarities.  For more information about the NCI project, go to

Memorandum of Agreement                                                                                This document sets forth the responsibilities of the NCI-AD Project Team and the Participating States, and is signed each year of the project.               

            Memorandum of Agreement for newly enrolling States

            Memorandum of Agreement for previously enrolled surveying States