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. Anyone who is interested in receiving this free newsletter via email, please click here. Current Issue - Spring/Summer 2018 The Hard End of the Day: Shedding New Light on Sundowning Sundowning is a term used to describe the agitation, pacing, irritability and disorientation that many people with Alzheimer’s experience during the late afternoon, evening or night. For those who work or live with older adults who have dementia, Sundown [...]

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Publications & Newsletters

Current Newsletter: Fall 2018 Support Groups Being a caregiver for someone with dementia can be a daily challenge. The uncertainties of the disease, coupled with the emotional and logistical tasks of taking care of someone with dementia, can be exhausting..Read online Download PDF Introducing the CaringKind Comics! CaringKind's comic that tells the story of one family’s experience with Alzheimer’s disease. Read online 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 [...]

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Palliative Care

Announcing the launch of Palliative Care for People with Dementia Guidelines! We are making a meaningful contribution to the improvement of residential care for persons with dementia. In the future we will continue to imbed the principles of palliative care in our work supporting persons with the disease, their family members and professional caregivers. Download PDF CaringKind's Palliative Care for Advanced Dementia: Training and Implementation, addresses the need for improving the quality-of-life and care for residents diagnosed with advanced dementia who live in nursing homes, through a p [...]

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