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


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.


Registration Now Open for Spring Programs: Specialized courses for healthcare professionals lead by experts in the fields of aging and dementia care. Please click one of the following courses to see more information.

Focus on Assessment - June 3 – Easton, Maryland (FREE offering!)

Creating Engaging Programming - June 19 – Sykesville, Maryland (Discount available until May 16!)


16th Annual Advanced Training in Dementia Care – September 29-October 3, 2014: Now offering 3 and 5-day options! Early registration discount available until August 29. One full scholarship available. For more information, please click here.


Institute Director Named Associate Editor: Dr. Jason Brandt was recently named an Associate Editor for the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. Read more about JAD here.


Dementia Care Grand Rounds: Register now to attend in-person or online!


Internet Based Screening for Dementia Risk: Click here to read the recently published article!


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!