RSVP - Loraine Halis Lecture on the Arts and Science of Caregiving

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Connect2Culture Educator Workshop

Educator Workshop Best Practices for Cultural Programs Engaging People with Dementia In partnership with MAC (Museum Access Consortium) We estimate there are 250,000 people living with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia in New York City. With this number increasing over the next few years, cultural institutions have a unique opportunity to combat the feelings of isolation through community building programs for this audience. This two-hour workshop will focus on best practices in engaging people with dementia and their caregivers. It will be grounded in New York’s unique population, the resourc [...]

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Caregiver Storyteller Podcast

A storytelling podcast about Alzheimer's and dementia caregiving. Caregiver/Storyteller is a storytelling podcast about Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving. Every caregiver has a story to tell. Chris Doucette interviews caregivers to learn how they became caregivers, the ups and downs of their journey, and how they’ve changed as a result. Other podcasts teach. Through confessional storytelling, Caregiver/Storyteller helps listeners understand the first-person reality of what caregiving is actually like. While all caregiving stories convey a sense of loss, there is also a surprising amount of [...]

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Caregiver Highlight: Meet Joan

Donate Today! My name is Joan and my dad has vascular dementia as a result of surviving sudden cardiac arrest in 2010. My mom took on the burden of caring for my dad for many years and it began to take a toll on her health. As time progressed, it became increasingly challenging to care for him. But, there was a bright spot. Throughout our journey, CaringKind was there for us. They listened patiently, connected us to helpful resources, and provided useful information so that we could better care for my dad. They also assisted in getting him accepted into an adult daycare program. This provided [...]

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