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My name is Karin. I am the primary caregiver for my husband Jason for the past 15 years. When we first met, I was drawn to Jason’s love of life, confidence, charisma, and sharp wit, all of which led him to find success as an executive in the apparel industry. In the 24 years we’ve been married, Jason has been a loving partner, great friend and adoring father and grandfather. After two years of fr [...]

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Life as a Caregiver
EARLY ONSET CaringKind has thousands of clients that all bring unique stories and circumstances with them, but many share the same challenges. One caregiver shared her story and it reflects the early-onset challenges faced by an increasing number of our clients: For a long time, when I worried about cognitive decline, including Alzheimer’s and related dementias, I worried about my aging parents. S [...]

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Life as a Caregiver
LONG-DISTANCE CaringKind has thousands of clients, all of whom bring unique stories and circumstances with them. But many share the same challenges. One long-distance caregiver shared her story and it reflects the struggles faced by so many: Caregivers always try to do their best, so I continually asked myself, “Am I spending enough time with her? Am I doing enough research? Have I called enough l [...]

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New York Alzheimer's Chapter Splits from Federation
For many years, a friendly division of work within the Alzheimer’s Association called for the New York City office to deliver programs and the national office in Chicago to lead advocacy efforts and promote funding for major research. Leaders of the New York City chapter say the consolidation plan would have dissolved the local board, taken the organization’s assets and jeopardized programming tha [...]

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Dear Friends, After a dozen years in this job, I thank you for your loyal support of our work as we returned to our roots as an independent New York City organization and unveiled our new name, CaringKind. Building on 30 years of commitment to our local community, we are proud to be pioneering a future for Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving that responds to the urgent needs of today. A future wh [...]

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