Senator William and Ellen Proxmire Neurocognitive Clinic

An Accurate Diagnosis

An accurate diagnosis is a critical first step in helping people who are experiencing memory changes. Using the most recent advancements in the treatment of neurocognitive disorders, the clinic team, led by our behavioral neurologist and neuropsychiatrist, and licensed clinical social worker, assesses individuals on an outpatient basis. An accurate diagnosis and recommended treatments are shared with families and caregivers so they can best assist their loved ones, whether they continue to reside at home or require a more secure and supportive environment. In addition to supporting individuals living in their own homes, the Senator William and Ellen Proxmire Neurocognitive Clinic continues to be a resource for those living in other residential settings such as independent retirement and assisted living communities.


The Senator William and Ellen Proxmire Neurocognitive Clinic is poised to help every person live to their full potential and support the caregiver every step of the way.

Medical Director of the Senator William and Ellen Proxmire Neurocognitive Clinic

Dr. Nicole Absar, medical director of the Memory Clinic and an expert in Alzheimer’s disease and other dementiasNicole Absar, M.D. is the Medical Director of the Senator William and Ellen Proxmire Neurocognitive Clinic. She is a diplomate in behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry. She is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) and American Board of Psychosomatic Medicine. She is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (FAPA) and an active member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the American Neuropsychiatric Association (ANPA) and the American Medical Association (AMA).


Prior to moving to Maryland, she practiced Geriatric Neuropsychiatry in Massachusetts and taught at the Harvard Medical School, University of Massachusetts Medical School and Tufts Medical School. She is also a registered yoga teacher and specialized in Yoga Therapy for brain disorders.

Neurocognitive Clinic News & Events

Integrace Copper Ridge opened its doors in Sykesville, Md., in July 1994, and the community quickly garnered recognition as the first new facility in the country designed specifically to address the continuum of care needs of people with Alzheimer’s and related dementias...

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