Current Newsletter: Volume Two 2020

Volume Two
As we continue to encounter this unprecedented time of COVID-19 together, we at CaringKind want you to know that you are not alone. CaringKind is on the front line of the COVID-19 crisis and has taken steps to protect our staff and volunteers while we serve our clients, among the city’s most vulnerable adults. Our New York City community is faced with fear and isolation as the restrictions due to the pandemic persist. Caregivers and those with Alzheimer’s or related dementias are struggling even more as they try to find ways to cope with the challenges of confinement and changes in routine.

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Homecare & Nursing Home Booklets

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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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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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Archived Newsletters

Winter 2019-2020

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Winter 2015

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Fall 2014

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Summer 2014

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Spring 2014

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