CaringKind Blog


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. So, we stepped back and assessed what we did b [...]

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Congratulations to the de Blasio Administration
Lou-Ellen Barkan Congratulates The de Blasio Administration For Protecting Caregivers From Employment Discrimination (New York, NY) – Lou-Ellen Barkan, President and CEO of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, New York City, Inc. (formerly the New York City Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association), issued a statement praising the de Blasio administration’s passing of important legislation pro [...]

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An Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg
Dear Mr. Zuckerberg, I am not a greedy person. So I will not ask you for billions of dollars. What I am is a fierce and passionate advocate for the more than 500,000 New York City residents affected by a dementia diagnosis. So, as you and your wife consider your philanthropic options, please consider the following: in less than 30 years, as many as 16 million Americans will either have Alzheimer's [...]

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A Letter from the President & CEO
Dear Friends: 2015 was a transformative year. After 30 years of operating as the New York City Chapter of the National Alzheimer’s Association, we have separated from National to return to our roots as an independent charity. Only our name has changed. We remain the only organization in New York City singularly focused on quality care and support for individuals with Alzheimer’s and related dement [...]

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