Who We Are

CaringKind provides free information, assistance and support for those with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
Learn more about all of our free 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.

MedicAlert® NYC 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. Scholarships are available.

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.

 

Our Impact in 2016

To learn more about our impact and our year in review, please click here.

350
Home Care Workers TrainedProviding specialized dementia care to families with trained aides.
10,000
Helpline Calls Answered24-hour support. Reliable information from Dementia Experts.
4,500
Social Work Services ConsultationsPersonalized, in-depth support, guidance and planning.
25,187
Wanderer's Safety Program EnrollmentProtecting New Yorkers with Alzheimer's and Dementia.

 

Upcoming Events

2017 Forget-Me-Not Gala


Join Us!
For a night of dinner, dancing, and silent auction.


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Monthly Education Meeting


Topic:
You’ve Applied for Medicaid. Now Learn How To Access Home Care Services

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6th Annual Golf Outing


Join Us!
For a round of golf & tennis while supporting our cause.

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CaringKind Alzheimer's Walk


Start a Team, Register, Donate!
Walk to #GIVECARE at the CaringKind Alzheimer’s Walks!

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2017 NYC Marathon


Join The Team!
Run in the most iconic marathon in the world with team Athletes to End Alzheimer’s!

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Publications & Newsletters

Visit our publications library and newsletter archives here.


Introducing CaringKind Chronicles!
A comic that tells the story of one family’s experience with Alzheimer’s disease.

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CaringKind Newsletter!
Spring 2017 Edition

Follow George and Claire's Journey with CaringKind

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Palliative Care For People With Dementia:
Why Comfort Matters in Long-term Care.

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Family Caregiver Guide
Understanding Dementia, Effective Communication, Behaviors Have Meaning, and Caring for the Caregiver.

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ADvancing Care
A newsletter for people who work in nursing homes and other residential care settings.

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CaringKind Blog


New York Alzheimer's Chapter Splits from Federation


For many years, a friendly division of work within the Alzheimer’s Association called for the New York City office to deliver programs and the national office in Chicago to lead advocacy efforts and promote funding for major research. Leaders of the New York City chapter say the consolidation [...]

Clearing Up the Walk Confusion from Lou-Ellen Barkan


Dear Friends, After a dozen years in this job, I thank you for your loyal support of our work as we returned to our roots as an independent New York City organization and unveiled our new name, CaringKind. Building on 30 years of commitment to our local community, we are [...]