Media and Press

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 [...]

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Space Rental Opportunities

Our modern and state-of-the-art third floor with rooms and meeting spaces is available for rent year round. The space on the third floor draws on the latest technology and innovation, designed to support the people we serve daily and the general public. From training centers to smaller community rooms, it can be used for any type of meeting, conference or social event, all located steps from Grand Central Station. Our training centers offer flexible, multi-purpose space that can expand to accom [...]

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Our Staff

Executive Staff Eleonora Tornatore-Mikesh President and Chief Executive Officer etornatore@cknyc.org 646.744.2901 Jed A. Levine President Emeritus and Director of External Relations jlevine@cknyc.org 646.744.2902 Carol Berne Senior Vice President of Development cberne@cknyc.org 646.744.2905 Peggy Chu Chief Administrative Officer pchu@ [pchu@cknyc.org]cknyc [lcohen@cknyc.org].org [pchu@cknyc.org] 646.744.2925 Alex Wong Chief Financial Officer awong@ [awong@caringkindnyc.org]cknyc [lcohen@ckny [...]

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Board of Directors

Executive Committee Betsy Billard Co-Chair Betsy comes to CaringKind as a result of someone very dear to her being diagnosed with frontal temporal dementia at the early age of 50. Betsy is a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial and is entering her 26th year in practice, serving clients primarily in New York City, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Betsy has previously served on the Boards of glaad, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and the Women’sAlzheimer’s Movement. She served as co-ch [...]

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About Us

CaringKind* is New York City’s leading expert on Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving. With over 40 years of experience, we work directly with our community partners to develop the information, tools and training to support individuals and families affected by dementia. We offer a Helpline (646) 744-2900 staffed with Dementia Specialists; individual and family consultations; a vast network of support groups; education programs; early stage services and a wanderer’s safety program. We believe in [...]

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Our Impact in 2021 | Learn More

8,300 Helpline Calls Answered

Care & support. Reliable information from Dementia Experts.

1,000 Social Work CONSULTATIONS

Personalized, in-depth support, guidance and planning.

Over 500 Wanderer's Safety Enrolled

Protecting New Yorkers with Alzheimer's and Dementia.

90 Support
Groups

Facilitated by a trained leader, and meeting in person; many meet weekly.