Current Newsletter: Spring 2019



Serving Our Community
Spring is here at last! What a pleasure to feel the sun on my face, to take long walks and to watch the tulips and daffodils bloom. Nature has the power to heal and restore us and no one needs this more than dedicated and hardworking dementia caregivers. If you are caring for someone with dementia, I hope you can take some time to enjoy our city’s beautiful parks and gardens. You can also expand on this experience by participating in CaringKind programs offered in partnership with the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and the New York Botanical Garden.

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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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Support Group Brochure



Our support groups, led by trained facilitators, provide caregivers with the opportunity to discuss the many challenges of caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, with others who understand. Our goal is to provide a safe setting which promotes mutual support, both practical and emotional, throughout the course of the disease.

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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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