Press & Media

If you are a member of the media working on stories about Alzheimer’s, dementia, caregiving and related topics, our Public Relations team can be a valuable resource. We can help arrange interviews with experts from CaringKind who can discuss numerous topics including Alzheimer’s disease and dementia; the impact of the disease on caregivers; statistics; and the hundreds of free programs and services we provide for caregivers and people with dementia. We can also help connect media with caregivers and medical or research professionals.

Feel free to use information from the CaringKind Web site in your stories. Cite CaringKind as the original source, unless otherwise indicated, and please provide your audience with CaringKind’s Helpline number (646) 744-2900 and CaringKind’s Website.

Public Relations Contact:
Courtney Dawson,
Director of Integrated Marketing, Communications and Development

Featured Press

CaringKind’s Spectacular 27th Annual Forget-Me-Not Gala Illuminated by Stars David Hyde Pierce and Q-Tip at The Pierre on June 12th Supporting Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

A constellation of stars, including Tony and Four-time Emmy Award-winning actor and activist David Hyde Pierce, and Grammy Award-winning artist and producer Q-Tip, of A Tribe Called Quest shone brightly at CaringKind’s 27th annual Forget-Me-Not Gala on Monday, June 12th, at the iconic Pierre Hotel in NYC. CaringKind raised an astonishing 1.3 million towards supporting the organization’s mission. All proceeds of the event benefited CaringKind. CaringKind is New York City’s leading expert on Alzh

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Christmas with dementia: Families of Alzheimer's patients reveal how the cruel illness makes festive season 'heart-wrenching' and 'anxiety-driven' - as data shows 16m Americans will be caregivers this year

Millions of Americans dread the chaos of spending the Christmas holiday with relatives and in-laws. But Esther Blair Schiffman, whose mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s at 50, and Amy Hatkoff, whose sister passed away after a 12-year battle with the memory-robbing disease, would do anything to have those moments - both good and bad - back again. Ms Schiffman and her mother usually spend the holidays at her grandmother's home in Florida, where the whole family gathers together - but recent y

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'American Fiction' told my story. Being a dementia caretaker is exhausting.

One thought circled my head when my dad received his dementia diagnosis: "Why should I care for someone who didn't care for me as a child?" I was 22 years old. My dad was 56. Underneath the satire in "American Fiction," the movie dives into the reality for many caregivers of dementia patients. It sucks. The film, based on Percival Everett's 2001 novel "Erasure," pokes at the fabric of frail familial relationships that only worsen when adult siblings Thelonious "Monk" Ellison (Jeffrey Wright),

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High Impact Philanthropy: Eleonora Tornatore-Mikesh Of CaringKind On How To Leave A Lasting Legacy With A Successful & Effective Nonprofit Organization

Storytelling, Connections, keep it simple, Deliver and Have fun. Raising funds should never feel hard. Do not misunderstand it is hard work and relentlessly tiring. I tell all my mentees that if it feels hard its wrong. You should feel like the work whether it’s an event or campaign should sell itself, otherwise go back to the drawing board. For someone who wants to set aside money to establish a Philanthropic Foundation or Fund, what does it take to make sure your resources are being impactful

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CaringKind is proud to be featured in this segment on Univision about Alzheimer's and dementia caregiving in the Latino community.

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