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. Current Issue - Spring/Summer 2018 The Hard End of the Day: Shedding New Light on Sundowning Sundowning is a term used to describe the agitation, pacing, irritability and disorientation that many people with Alzheimer’s experience during the late afternoon, evening or night. For those who work or live with older adults who have dementia, Sundow [...]

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Publications & Newsletters

Current Newsletter: Winter 2019-20 Tools You Can Use Caring for a relative or friend with dementia requires many strengths and skills. Some are transferable from other parts of our life, but others are new and challenging. Caregivers have a lot to learn, and like any other job, they need an orientation and basic education, followed by in-depth training and practice.Read online Download PDF 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 CaringKin [...]

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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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Our Impact in 2019

8,000 Helpline Calls Answered

24-hour support. Reliable information from Dementia Experts.

3,000 Social Work CONSULTATIONS

Personalized, in-depth support, guidance and planning.

31,400 Wanderer's Safety Enrolled

Protecting New Yorkers with Alzheimer's and Dementia.

85 Support
Groups

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

Click here to Learn more about our Year in Review.