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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MedicAlert® NYC Wanderer's Safety Program

ENROLL ONLINE 24/7 Wandering and Emergency Response Services for Individuals with Dementia MedicAlert Foundation® provides protection through a national emergency response service for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia who wander or have a medical emergency. With 60% of persons with dementia at risk for wandering and becoming lost, CaringKind MedicAlert® NYC Wanderers’ Safety Program activates a community support network when a person with dementia is reported lost or is found in the community. The network, including law enforcement agencies, work to help reunit [...]

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Our Impact in 2019

8,000 Helpline Calls Answered

Care & 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.

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