Current Newsletter: Issue Three 2022


You Answered Their Call – Now They Walk For Others
Chris: When my mother, Rosie, was 77, she broke her femur. Within a year, I noticed she was different somehow. My entire life, she had never missed my birthday. She would always call me that morning to wish me a happy birthday. But that year, she didn’t. Later that year, she was diagnosed with dementia. My sister and I cared for her; I took one half of the week, and my sister the other.

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Sleep Manual

A Virtual Manual for Nine Ways to Better Sleep

If you are thirty years old, you have been sleeping for about ten years. At age fifty, more than fifteen years. By seventy-five, you’ve racked up a quarter century of sleep. And more than 200,000 hours. How much do you remember about what happened to you as you slept all those years? And how much did you control the time you were asleep? Maybe more than you think you could. You’ve made a good start by enlisting in 9 Ways to Better Sleep. There are several ways to use this manual and participate in the other parts of the program.
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Homecare & Nursing Home Booklets

Download our Easing the transition: Moving your relative to a nursing home and Making Home Care Work For You

Introducing the CaringKind Comics!



CaringKind's comic that tells the story of one family’s experience with Alzheimer’s disease.



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Family Caregiver Guides



The Family Caregiver Guide (FCG) is based on the curriculum for the 10-hour Family Caregiver Workshop offered at CaringKind. The four sections of the FCG correspond with the four sessions of the workshop: Understanding Dementia, Effective Communication, Behaviors Have Meaning, and Caring for the Caregiver.

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Finding Comfort: Living with Advanced Dementia in Residential Care



This booklet is for family members, friends and caregivers of a person who has dementia. The purpose is to provide information about the best ways to offer comfort and the best possible quality of life for someone whose dementia is progressing.

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Palliative Care for People with Dementia Guidelines



In the absence of a medical cure or effective treatment, families and professional caregivers often feel helpless and hopeless. The principles behind our palliative care project offer help and the promise that we can make a residents’ life better, in some cases with the simple additions of a moment of pleasure; a smile, a hug, a needed nap, a taste of chocolate, or a favorite song.

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ADvancing Care



ADvancing Care is a newsletter for people who work in nursing homes and other residential care settings, and for the families and friends of those who live there.

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Support Group Brochure



Our support groups, led by trained facilitators, provide caregivers with the opportunity to discuss the many challenges of caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, with others who understand. Our goal is to provide a safe setting which promotes mutual support, both practical and emotional, throughout the course of the disease.

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