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Charles Evans Lecture on the Art & Science of Caregiving Click here to visit our upcoming event. Past events 2016 A Conversation with David Hyde Pierce & David Shenk: “The Forgetting” 15 Years Later Visit Page > CaringKind Annual Meeting 2016 Traumatic Brain Injury: Prevention, Treatment, and the Consequences Visit Page > [...]

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Understanding Dementia for Professionals
A six-week, nationally recognized program that specifically aims to help direct care workers provide the highest quality of care to persons with dementia. Topics covered include: Provide information on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias Discuss the different stages of the disease and what to expect Include an overview of our programs and services and other available resources Teach you how to [...]

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Support Group Leader Training
Support Group Leader Training Workshops meet three times a year and are open to health care professionals and former caregivers who are interested in leading caregiver or early stage groups. This intensive, 4 day training opportunity incorporates both didactic material with experiential group learning and includes a medical overview, interviews with early stage patients and family caregivers, an o [...]

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Monthly Education Meeting
Monday, April 36:00 pm - 8:00 pm Topic: Managing Challenging Behaviors Speaker: Amy Torres, Director of Training, CaringKind Redefine the meaning of behavior Understand causes of behavioral changes Formulate strategies to adapt and adjust responses to behaviors Register: please call our 24-hour Helpline (646) 744-2900. Monday, May 86:00 pm - 8:00 pm Topic: Connect2culture®: Using Arts and Cultur [...]

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Placing Your Relative in a Nursing Home
This meeting will focus on five areas: Long-term care options The steps involved in moving a person with dementia to a nursing home Paying for nursing home care How to ease the transition for both the person and the caregiver How to be a successful advocate for a nursing home resident These meetings are ONLY for family & friends caring for people with dementia. Registration is REQUIRED. Please [...]

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