Press and Public Relations

If you are a member of the media working on stories about Alzheimer’s, dementia, caregiving and related topics, our Public Relations team can be a valuable resource. We can help arrange interviews with experts from CaringKind who can discuss numerous topics including Alzheimer’s disease and dementia; the impact of the disease on caregivers; statistics; and the hundreds of free programs and services we provide for caregivers and people with dementia. We can also help connect media with caregivers and medical or research professionals. Feel free to use information from the CaringKind Web site i [...]

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Space Rental Opportunities

Our modern and state-of-the-art third floor with rooms and meeting spaces is available for rent year round. The space on the third floor draws on the latest technology and innovation, designed to support the people we serve daily and the general public. From training centers to smaller community rooms, it can be used for any type of meeting, conference or social event, all located steps from Grand Central Station. Our training centers offer flexible, multi-purpose space that can expand to accommodate large groups (of up to 80 people) for trainings or conferences or be adjusted for smaller meet [...]

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Our Staff

Executive StaffJed A. LevinePresident & CEOjlevine@caringkindnyc.org646.744.2902Carol BerneSenior Vice President of Developmentcberne@caringkindnyc.org646.744.2905Peggy ChuChief Administrative Officerpchu@caringkindnyc.org646.744.2925Alex WongChief Financial Officerawong@caringkindnyc.org646.744.2916Edward CisekChief Program Officer & Vice President of Program Evaluationecisek@caringkindnyc.org646.744.2953Lou-Ellen BarkanFounding Directorlbarkan@caringkindnyc.org646.744.2901StaffStephanie AragonDirector of Helpline & Caregiving Servicessaragon@caringkindnyc.org646.744.2914Danielle [...]

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Board of Directors

ChairDavid Z. HirshVice Chair & TreasurerSharon K. KilmerSecretaryPauline Yeung-HaDirectorsBetty BrennanJonathan S. HenesBenjamin J. JenkinsJeffrey N. JonesLinda LaGorgaJohn R. LathamAaron H. MarksWayne S. MillerLouis SalernoElaine ThomasDavid L. WeinbergMark A. ZurackEmeritusWilliam M. BrachfeldMarilyn L. CohenLori Oscher FriedmanSusan V. Kayser, Esq.Sunnie Kenowsky Irving, DVMHeath B. McLendonEx OfficioRachael Harding, Junior Committee PresidentPresident & Chief Executive OfficerJed A. Levine [...]

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About Us

CaringKind* is New York City’s leading expert on Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving. With over 40 years of experience, we work directly with our community partners to develop the information, tools and training to support individuals and families affected by dementia. We offer a 24-hr Helpline (646) 744-2900 run by professional staff; individual and family counseling sessions with licensed social workers; a vast network of support groups; education seminars and training programs; early stage services and a wanderer’s safety program. We believe in the power of caregiving and seek a world where [...]

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