The Copper Ridge Institute

The Copper Ridge Institute has created a powerful link between research and education, putting the most up-to-date information into the hands of those who work with the memory-impaired – including spouses, adult children, nurses, doctors and assisted living staff. This combined approach ensures that the best methods of care are utilized until a cure is found.

Latest News from CRI

LOCATION CHANGE: Please note that our Spring 2015 Grand Rounds (January-June 2015) that are scheduled to be held at Copper Ridge will now be held at a new location: Integrace (Formerly EMA) Home Office, 576 Johnsville Road, Eldersburg/Sykesville, Maryland 21784. Please call or email us with any questions: 410-795-8808,


Strategies for Strengthening Hiring and Retention Practices for Long-Term Care Communities – NEW DATE: October 6, 2015 Lancaster, PA: Registration now open for this NEW offering, provided in collaboration with Holleran Consulting and sponsored by Horst Construction. Click here for more information or to sign up.


Using Technology to Engage Persons with Dementia: June 22, 2015. A full-day interactive training for activity professionals. For more information, please click here. 


Institute Director Receives Prestigious Award from the International Neurospychological Society: Institute Director, Dr. Jason Brandt, received the 2015 Distinguished Career Award from the International Neuropsychological Society (INS) at their annual meeting in February of 2015. The Distinguished Career Award recognizes professionals who have made “major, sustained contributions to the field of neuropsychology as well as to the INS”. To learn more about INS, and this award, please click here.


Version 2.0 of the Dementia Risk Assessment Now Available: This online questionnaire provides personally-tailored information about one’s risk of developing late-life cognitive impairment. The assessment can be accessed for free at For more information, please click here. 




Take a FREE Memory Assessment. This innovative tool can help indicate whether an older adult is at high risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

People concerned about their, or a loved one’s, cognitive functioning, thinking and memory, can CLICK HERE to take this free assessment. Your participation, which is totally anonymous, is part of a research project.

Take our free memory assessment today!