Clearing Up the Walk Confusion from Lou-Ellen Barkan

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 where no one is afraid to ask for help. Where we treat people, not a disease. And we are supported with the time and space we need to care for ourselves and each other. When you support CaringKind, 100% [...]

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Lou-Ellen Barkan's Statement on Pat Summitt

Former Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summitt has lost her five year battle with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Pat’s brave public battle with Alzheimer’s disease has made an immeasurable impact on the entire Alzheimer’s and dementia community. Her willingness to expand our dialogue about Alzheimer’s has focused a spotlight on the disease and its impact on family. All of us at CaringKind express our deepest condolences to her family. We applaud her legacy as an Alzheimer’s advocate. [...]

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Announcing Our First CaringKind Newsletter!

At CaringKind, we see people, not a disease. We understand that one caregiver’s experience is not like any other. And we help individuals and families affected by a dementia diagnosis to find the right path to best meet their unique needs. From that first call to our 24-hour Helpline, our trained professionals offer the guidance caregivers need, when they need it, to make each day a little bit brighter. At CaringKind, we know there is no one-size-fits-all approach to dementia caregiving. Our Education and Training programs and Social Work Services help ease the emotional, physical, psychologic [...]

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CaringKind Press Release

(March 2, 2016 – New York, NY) – New York City's leading experts in Alzheimer's and dementia care for the past three decades, today, opened its doors under a new brand and a new name: CaringKind The Heart of Alzheimer’s Caregiving CaringKind, located at 360 Lexington Avenue in Manhattan, is New York City’s leading charity singularly focused on caregiving support for individuals and families living with Alzheimer’s and related dementias. With more than 30 years of experience developing and implementing innovative, creative and leading-edge caregiving initiatives, CaringKind provides an unpreced [...]

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Congratulations to the de Blasio Administration

Lou-Ellen Barkan Congratulates The de Blasio Administration For Protecting Caregivers From Employment Discrimination (New York, NY) – Lou-Ellen Barkan, President and CEO of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, New York City, Inc. (formerly the New York City Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association), issued a statement praising the de Blasio administration’s passing of important legislation protecting caregivers from employment discrimination. The bill, Intro. 108-A, includes “caregiver status” as a protected category in employment, adding to the already established New York City Human Righ [...]

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