CaringKind Alzheimer's Walk | Summer 2016 Newsletter

This year we’re launching our first Alzheimer’s walk under our new name, CaringKind. We need you to walk with us to give care, increase awareness and raise funds to help everyone affected by an Alzheimer’s or dementia diagnosis. Join us! Register as a walker and you’ll receive a free Walker Care Package with our signature orange shoelaces to help spread the word in the lead up to the event and wear proudly on the day of the walk. Previous   Next [...]

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Athletes to End Alzheimer's | Summer 2016 Newsletter

April Showers Bring May... Candace Douglas Director of Constituent Events ...Athletes to End Alzheimer’s® all-stars! In May, between the TD Five Boro Bike Tour and TackleALZ NYC, our athletes raised over $200,000 to support our programs and services while proudly raising awareness for CaringKind. The 2016 TackleALZ NYC players and coaches On the first day of May, clouds and rains loomed, but that would not stop the 30 members of our Bike Tour team who were ready to brave the soggy, but car-free roads of New York City. Starting in downtown Manhattan, they rode through all five boroughs, before [...]

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Feedback for our New Brand | Summer 2016 Newsletter

You have questions. We have answers. Since the launch of our new brand in March we have received all sorts of questions and feedback—and we want to hear more! Send us feedback Your inquiries and opinions are very important to us here at CaringKind. With that being said, we are excited to introduce our new web-based Question & Feedback form. If you are interested in learning more about our new brand or have questions about any of our programs and services visit us at caringkindnyc.org/feedback and complete the online form. Send us a note, show us some love, let us know about your recent exp [...]

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Junior Committee | Summer 2016 Newsletter

A Caregiver's Journey Jessica Gonzalez Junior Committee Social Media Chair In hindsight, we noticed my mother’s symptoms years ago. She began telling a story that was impractical and implausible. The story involved her coming with me to my high school friend’s house traveling by bus, but my mom hated public transit with a passion. Over time other symptoms manifested: forgetting how to get somewhere, forgetting to cook dinner, forgetting the zip code we’ve had for over 30 years. Finally in 2014, after asking the doctor to test her for years, we finally went with her to the appointment. She fail [...]

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