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: 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 Garde [...]

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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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