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.


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.


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


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.


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


Upcoming Events


Publications & Newsletters

Visit our publications library and newsletter archives here.

CaringKind Newsletter!
Summer 2016 Edition

It’s Never Too Early (Or Too Late) To Talk About Alzheimer’s Support.
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Palliative Care For People With Dementia:
Why Comfort Matters in Long-term Care.

The principles behind our palliative care project offers help and the promise improve quality of life.
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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

CaringKind Blog

Her Fight to Live With Alzheimer's

New York Times Special Section. CaringKind is proud to be featured in this exclusive. Read online [...]

Lou-Ellen Barkan's Statement on Pat Summitt

Former Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summitt has lost her five year battle with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Pat’s brave public battle with Alzheimer’s disease has made an immeasurable impact on the entire Alzheimer’s and dementia community. Her willingness to expand our dialogue about Alzheimer’s has focused [...]