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Making Engagement Meaningful through Organized Routine Interaction (MEMORI) Corps

MEMORI Corps Making Engagement Meaningful

The goal of the MEMORI Corps intervention research study is to find out if providing personalized, virtual companion-guided service by trained senior volunteers can help people living with dementia living at home and support their care partner(s).


Who may join?

We are recruiting two groups of participants: 1) People living with dementia and their care partner(s) who reside together in the same home; and 2) Healthy volunteers 55 years of age and older to serve as companions.

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Care Partners and People Living with Dementia

You may be eligible to participate in this study if you are a care partner of a person living with dementia and reside together in the same home. Download flyer
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You may be eligible to participate in this study as a volunteer if you are 55 years of age or older and willing to serve as a virtual companion from the comfort of your own home. Download flyer

What happens in this study?

Free assessments of interests and well-being.

May meet with a friendly volunteer companion through your television for 12 weeks (5 hours/week).

Daily access to engaging physical and social activities.

Gift cards for $25 for each participant after each completed assessment.

Stipend of $200 per month for volunteers while actively serving.

Ready to sign-up or interested in learning more?

You can fill out an interest form with your contact information and the MEMORI Corps Research Team will follow-up with you.


Contact the MEMORI Corps Research Team


5200 Eastern Avenue
Mason F. Lord East Building, 3rd floor


About MEMORI Corps Research

The project described in supported by Grant Number R01AG058586 from the National Institute on Aging.

Principal Investigator: Quincy Miles Samus, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Protocol Title: MEMORI Corps: A novel activity-based companion care program to benefit community-living persons with dementia, their families and senior volunteers
Application No.: IRB00197899.


Study Partners

  • MEMORI Corps

    MEMORI Corps Making engagement meaningful
  • Alzheimer's Association

    Alzheimer's Association
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