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. 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.

 

Upcoming Events


Learn more about our walks, athletic events, education meetings, lectures, and outreach events.
For a full list, click here.
JULY
11

Monthly Education Meeting

Topic: Dementia and Driving: Keeping Everyone Safe. Discussion includes reducing conflict over driving decisions and easing the transition to facilitate conversation and promote saftey.

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JULY
25

2016 Annual Golf Outing

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

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SEPT. 18
SEPT. 25
OCT. 2
OCT. 16

CaringKind Alzheimer's Walk

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

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OCT.
18

2016 Annual Meeting

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

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NOV.
6

Athletes to End Alzheimer's | NYC Marathon

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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Palliative Care for People with Dementia: Why Comfort Matters in Long-Term Care

In the absence of a medical cure or effective treatment, families and professional caregivers often feel helpless and hopeless. The principles behind our palliative care project offer help and the promise that we can make a residents’ life better, in some cases with the simple additions of a moment of pleasure; a smile, a hug, a needed nap, a taste of chocolate, or a favorite song.

Announcing our Palliative Care for People with Dementia Guidelines!

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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


New York Times Special Section Featuring CaringKind


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Announcing Our First CaringKind Newsletter!


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