Publications & Newsletters


Current Newsletter - Summer 2017



Caring for Today with the Technology of Tomorrow
Mom intuitively understood technology’s value and its application for making life easier and more comfortable. This was particularly true as my parents aged, as my father’s dementia progressed and as mom became a full-time caregiver. I still remember her discovery of something she called a “pop-up chair.” With the push of a button the seat lifted and mom no longer had to call the local police to help get dad out of his chair and into bed. “A phenomenal piece of equipment,” she said.

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Introducing the CaringKind Comics!



CaringKind's comic that tells the story of one family’s experience with Alzheimer’s disease.



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Family Caregiver Guides



The Family Caregiver Guide (FCG) is based on the curriculum for the 10-hour Family Caregiver Workshop offered at CaringKind. The four sections of the FCG correspond with the four sessions of the workshop: Understanding Dementia, Effective Communication, Behaviors Have Meaning, and Caring for the Caregiver.

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Palliative Care for People with Dementia Guidelines



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.

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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..

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Archived Newsletters

Summer 2015

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Spring 2015

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Winter 2015

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Fall 2014

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Summer 2014

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Spring 2014

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