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 Gave This Family Time to Get Organized “Just over 10 years ago, I noticed that my husband, Ken, was often repeating himself. At the time, I figured it was just a sign of old age. I knew nothing about Alzheimer’s or dementia. When he made a trip to Hong Kong to visit his family, I received a phone call from them. They were concerned that his repetition was a sign of a deeper problem. When he returned, I scheduled an appointment for him. And that’s when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Read Online   Download Homecare & Nursing Home Booklets [...]

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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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