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. Anyone who is interested in receiving this free newsletter via email, please click here [https://www.caringkindnyc.org/subscribe]. March 2021 Pain and People with Dementia: Cultural Competence and Health Disparities An African American Perspective As we know, people with dementia often receive poor pain management, particularly in t [...]

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Publications & Newsletters

Current Newsletter: Issue Four 2022 No Red Lights: Moving Forward with Alan Patricof My wife, Susan, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2009 and passed away from Alzheimer’s in 2021. When she was first diagnosed, we had no idea about the nature of the illness and how long the journey would be or what it would require of us. I did my best to keep my wife involved in social activities inside and outside the home. In the last few years of her life, she wasn’t able to speak, and we worked ha [...]

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Palliative Care

Palliative Care for People with Dementia Guidelines We are making a meaningful contribution to the improvement of residential care for persons with dementia. In the future we will continue to imbed the principles of palliative care in our work supporting persons with the disease, their family members and professional caregivers. Download PDF [https://www.caringkindnyc.org/_pdf/caringkind-palliativecareguidelines.pdf] ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- [...]

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