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: Volume One 2021 You Helped This Caregiver Survive the Pandemic “I wouldn’t be able to get through this pandemic without CaringKind staff like Adina Segal and Nancy Hendley. I’m a New Yorker who works in the fashion industry — I didn’t know anything about Alzheimer’s caregiving. I was thrown into this with my mom who is 92 years old. I moved in with her because she didn’t want to live alone. It’ll be a year in March. It’s been a roller coaster!" Extra online content Download PDF Homecare & Nursing Home Booklets Download our Easing the transition: Moving your [...]

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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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6,100 Helpline Calls Answered

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1,000 Social Work CONSULTATIONS

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Protecting New Yorkers with Alzheimer's and Dementia.

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