2015 Walk Sponsors | Spring 2016 Newsletter

Thank You to Our 2015 Walk Sponsors Preferred Home Health Care Of New York G-III Apparel Group Bloomberg Philanthropy Grimaldi & Yeung, LLP The 80th Street Residence Frenkel Benefits Wellcare Health Plans Axovant Sciences, Inc. Richmond University Medical Center Allergan plc Con Edison A Doctor at Your Door - Lenox Hill Medicine Associates Physician House Call Program The New Jewish Home Taub Institute of Research on Alzheimer's and the Aging Brain Silberstein Alzheimer's Institute NYU Langone Medical Center Da Noi on Fifth Salon & Spa Independence Care System Pfizer Richmond County S [...]

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N.Y.C.A.R.E | Spring 2016 Newsletter

New York Consortium for Alzheimer’s Research and Education (N.Y.C.A.R.E.) The New York Consortium for Alzheimer’s Research and Education (N.Y.C.A.R.E.) is the joint effort of the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter and the Education and Information Cores of the Alzheimer’s Centers — Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons; Mount Sinai Medical Center; and New York University School of Medicine — funded by the National Institute on Aging. What Does it Mean to Participate in Aging and Dementia Research? Every 67 seconds someone in America develops dementia. There is an [...]

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Strategic Partnerships | Spring 2016 Newsletter

We are proud to announce strategic partnerships with the LEAD Coalition and Cure Alzheimer's Fund to promote advocacy and research. A special luncheon, hosted by CaringKind Board Emeritus Heath McLendon was held at the River Club on January 5, to celebrate CaringKind's partnership with the Cure Alzheimer's Fund. Front row, from left: Cure Alzheimer's Fund CEO Tim Armour and Lou-Ellen Barkan Back row, from left: Heath McLendon, Cure Alzheimer's Fund Vice President Sally Rosenfield, Cure Alzheimer's Fund Chairman of the Board Jeff Morby, Cure Alzheimer's Fund Board member Jacqueline Morby, Jed A [...]

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Outer Boroughs | Spring 2016 Newsletter

Queens Cheshire Schanker Queens Outreach Social Worker At CaringKind, we recognize that in a city as big as New York, it is important to look at the parts as well as the whole. This notion is the origin of my position: Queens Outreach Social Worker, a cross between a social worker and outreach worker created to tailor our support and resources to best fit the residents of Queens. This position is supported by a generous grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. The dual responsibilities of providing direct service and support and conducting outreach complement one another, and are unique t [...]

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Early Stage Center | Spring 2016 Newsletter

Early Stage Center Update lauren volkmer Director of Early Stage Center It’s been a busy time in the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Early Stage Center. In the past year, Maria Mursch, formerly of our Social Work Services department, has stepped into the role of Manager of Early Stage Center, and I have transitioned from our Training department into the role of Director of Early Stage Center. We maintain a full schedule of groups each week at the Early Stage Center, providing a wide range of support and activities for our participants. Our core Early Stage groups are: MemoryWorks® - Mentally stimu [...]

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