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

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. 


Institute Recruiting Participants for New AD Treatment Study: This phase-2 clinical trial of bryostatin-1 for patients with mild to moderate AD is being conducted by PAREXEL (a clinical trials organization) and is sponsored by Neurotrope Bioscience, Inc.

For more information, please click here, or contact Shannon O’Connor:


Institute and Maryland MVA Offering Free Seminar on Older Adult Driver Safety: The Institute, in collaboration with the Maryland MVA and William Hill Manor, is hosting a free seminar the morning of Thursday November 13, 2014. Please click here for more information.


Dementia in Affordable Housing: Video recordings now available.


Institute Core Faculty Member Named AAGP ‘Clinician of the Year': At their recent Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry named Institute Core Faculty member Dr. Allan A. Anderson the Clinician of the Year.  The award recognizes an AAGP member who has demonstrated a profound commitment to the field of clinical geriatric psychiatry by providing and promoting quality mental health care for older adults. To read more about Dr. Anderson’s work, 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!