CaringKind Blog


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 [...]

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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 bri [...]

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(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 [...]

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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 pro [...]

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An Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg
Dear Mr. Zuckerberg, I am not a greedy person. So I will not ask you for billions of dollars. What I am is a fierce and passionate advocate for the more than 500,000 New York City residents affected by a dementia diagnosis. So, as you and your wife consider your philanthropic options, please consider the following: in less than 30 years, as many as 16 million Americans will either have Alzheimer's [...]

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