A Letter from our President & CEO


In December, when we broke away from the National Alzheimer’s Association to return to our roots as an independent charity, we knew we would need a new name that exemplified the very core of who we were: an organization with more than three decades of experience developing and implementing innovative, creative and leading-edge caregiving initiatives.

Read the full letter here.

 

Who We Are


CaringKind provides free information, assistance and support for those with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
Learn more about our programs and services.
EDUCATION & TRAINING

Access free information, tools and training for caregivers and professionals to care with confidence in this moment and the next.

Helpline 646-744-2900

Call our free 24-hour Helpline to speak to a trained professional and to meet our social work services team dedicated to in-depth, personalized support.

Wanderer’s Safety Program

Enroll for free and join 24,000 fellow New Yorkers who have the protection of this program and are returned home safely when they wander.

CONNECT2CULTURE

Participate in the extraordinary cultural offerings available in and around New York City, especially designed for those living with dementia and their caregivers.

EARLY STAGE PROGRAM

Access specifically designed programs for those with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and early-stage dementia and meet others who can share what you’re going through.

SUPPORT GROUPS & RESOURCES

Connect to communities who share your hopes, fears and realities of caring for yourself and someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

 

Upcoming Events


Learn more about our walks, athletic events, education meetings, lectures, and outreach events.
For a full list, click here.
Monthly Education Meeting

June 06

Open to the public.
Topic: Connect2culture®: Cultural Arts Program for people with dementia and ther caregivers. Learn more about our cultural arts program.

Learn more or Register

2016 Forget-Me-Not Gala

JUNE 13

Join Us.
Join us for an unforgetable evening of cocktails, autions, dinner & dancing. Journal ads and sponsorship opportunites available.

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Annual Golf Outing

July 25

Join Us.
Our annual golf outing is dedicated to raising awareness and supporting our programs and services.

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CaringKind Alzheimer's Walk

SEPT/OCT.

Start A Team, Register, Donate!
Join us for our annual NYC Walks this fall!
Gather together for a day full of remembrance, promise and hope.

Start A Team, Register, Donate

2016 Annual Meeting

OCT. 18

Save the Date!
Topic: Traumatic Brain Injury: What We Have Learned and What Does it Mean?
The Times Center

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Athletes to End Alzheimer's

Nov 06

Join Us.
Join team Athletes to End Alzheimer's in the 2016 TCS NYC Marathon. A 26.2-mile marathon through all five boroughs of New York City.

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Welcome To Caregiving For Today

NEWSLETTERS & PUBLICATIONS


We are pioneering a vision for the future of Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving that responds to the urgent needs of today.


Newsletters

Our Quarterly Newsletter, and e-News provide information on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, as well as local news.

Announcing Our First
CaringKind Newsletter!

Spring 2016 Edition

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ADvancing Care

ADvancing Care, a newsletter for staff who work in long term care settings provides practical tips about improving care for residents with dementia.


Stay tuned for our next editions!

 

We Are CaringKind


The time is now for us to rise to the challenge of meeting today’s Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving needs. Join us.

CaringKind Blog


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