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. 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 the later stages, because of their difficulty in articulating their pain. However, oftentimes within the African American community this problem i [...]

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Publications & Newsletters

Current Newsletter: Issue Three 2021 You Connected This Caregiver to the Community She Needed “My mother, Ruth, has been living in a nursing home with Alzheimer’s for five years and I see her twice a week. It’s just devastating. View Newsletter Homecare & Nursing Home Booklets Download our Easing the transition: Moving your relative to a nursing home and Making Home Care Work For You Download Download Introducing the CaringKind Comics! CaringKind's comic that tells the story of one family’s experience with Alzheimer’s disease. Read online Family Caregiver Guides The F [...]

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Palliative Care

Announcing the launch of 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 CaringKind's Palliative Care for Advanced Dementia: Training and Implementation, addresses the need for improving the quality-of-life and care for residents diagnosed with advanced dementia who live in nursing homes, through a p [...]

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