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 - Winter 2018 How Trauma Can Affect the Person with Dementia Because people with dementia have both memory loss and trouble thinking, there is a tendency to think that past events are ‘lost’ to them, and have little or no impact on their lives in the present. However, although experiences or emotions from the past can sometimes be e [...]

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Publications & Newsletters

Current Newsletter - Spring 2018 It Takes A Village In the aftermath of the release of Hillary Clinton’s 1996 book, It Takes a Village, cultural scholars debated the origins of the proverb from which the title is derived: “It takes a village to raise a child.” Was it Swahili? Native American? To this day, no one knows for sure. But this much, I do know: regardless of its source, this important concept resonates deeply here at CaringKind because it truly takes not just a village, but an entire city of dedicated Alzheimer’s professionals to make sure that the people who come to us for help are g [...]

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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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