Publications & Newsletters


Current Newsletter - Fall 2017



It is not unusual for caregivers to be reluctant to disclose the diagnosis to friends and family. They may think people won’t want to socialize with them if they know. But they do know, and those who care about her would probably be more supportive if they could discuss it, rather than everyone pretending nothing has changed. Spouse or partner caregivers, who may have been used to confiding in their husbands or wives, may feel especially lonely when that seems no longer possible. Adult children, who may have thought their parents were fine on their own will have to become accustomed to the fact that their parents increasingly need help, and they will have to figure out how much help they can offer.

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Introducing the CaringKind Comics!



CaringKind's comic that tells the story of one family’s experience with Alzheimer’s disease.



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Family Caregiver Guides



The Family Caregiver Guide (FCG) is based on the curriculum for the 10-hour Family Caregiver Workshop offered at CaringKind. The four sections of the FCG correspond with the four sessions of the workshop: Understanding Dementia, Effective Communication, Behaviors Have Meaning, and Caring for the Caregiver.

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Palliative Care for People with Dementia Guidelines



In the absence of a medical cure or effective treatment, families and professional caregivers often feel helpless and hopeless. The principles behind our palliative care project offer help and the promise that we can make a residents’ life better, in some cases with the simple additions of a moment of pleasure; a smile, a hug, a needed nap, a taste of chocolate, or a favorite song.

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ADvancing Care



ADvancing Care is a newsletter for people who work in nursing homes and other residential care settings, and for the families and friends of those who live there..

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Archived Newsletters

Summer 2015

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Spring 2015

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Winter 2015

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Fall 2014

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Summer 2014

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Spring 2014

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