Education and Training | Issue 3 2020

Amy Torres, Director of Training -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Value of Education and Training During a Pandemic We understand that caregivers struggle with stress, lack of self-care, social isolation, and empathy fatigue. These issues have become exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Typically, caregivers create a network of support for themselves and the person in their care. We have learned, however, that the quarantine has disrupted n [...]

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President Emeritus | Issue 3 2020

Jed A. Levine, President Emeritus, Director of External Relations -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Facing Fatigue and Burnout I am writing this on Dec. 1st, 2020. Exactly one year ago, the first case of COVID-19 was detected. It was the start of a worldwide pandemic and has turned our lives upside down. It has been nine months since the virus came to the U.S., and if you are anything like me, you are very tired of it. We’ve had to adjust to new r [...]

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Wanderer’s Safety Program | Issue 3 2020

Help and Protection for People Who Wander Elizabeth Bravo Santiago, Director of Wanderer's Safety Program -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2020 has been an extraordinary year and as a society we have been forced to adjust to a new normal. Person-to-person engagement has migrated to virtual platforms, masks are mandatory in many settings, and standards for cleanliness are tighter than ever. But with all these changes, one thing remains the same: [...]

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Development Update | Issue 3 2020

CaringKind Gala and Year-End Giving Carol Berne Senior Vice President of Development -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- When CaringKind closed its office in mid-March and transitioned to our staff working remotely from home, one of our most important fundraising events was in jeopardy. Our Forget-Me-Not Gala takes place annually in the spring of each year, just before we close our fiscal year on June 30th. The gala accounts for roughly 20% of our [...]

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