Wanderer's Safety Program | Spring 2016 Newsletter

Wanderer's Safety Program Update Elizabeth Bravo Santiago Director of Wanderer's Safety Program As you know, the New York City Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association has decided it is in the best interest of those we serve and the organization to separate from the National Alzheimer’s Association. By doing so, we return to our roots as a local independent, stand-alone charity, where we began over 30 years ago. Although we may have changed our name, we will continue to enroll persons wit [...]

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Junior Committee | Spring 2016 Newsletter

Junior Committee Update By Marielle Mindlin Bernstein Former Junior Committee President The Junior Committee’s mission is to grow a network of young professionals who support and engage each other and the larger Alzheimer’s community, advocate for legislation, and raise funds to finance research and programs. We make an impact by volunteering directly with the community and advocating for legislation. However, we know that funds are what is needed to treat and cure this disease. That is why fu [...]

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Athletes to End Alzheimer's | Spring 2016 Newsletter

Congratulations and thank you to the Athletes to End Alzheimer's team who ran in the 2016 United Airlines Half on March 20! Together they raised $110,000 to support CaringKind's free programs and services. If you're interested in joining team Athletes to End Alzheimer's, contact athletes@caringkindnyc.org or visit www.caringkindnyc.org/athletes [https://www.caringkindnyc.org/athletes]. For upcoming athletic events, click here [https://www.caringkindnyc.org/athletes]. Previous Page [https:// [...]

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CaringKind Alzheimer's Walk | Spring 2016 Newsletter

Join CaringKind for our annual NYC Walks this fall! Friends, family, caregivers, sponsors, volunteers and community leaders will all gather together for a day full of remembrance, promise and hope. We will raise awareness and critical funds to support the 265,000 New Yorkers living with an Alzheimer’s or dementia diagnosis right here in our city as well as those who care for and support them. * Sunday, October 16 Manhattan Riverside Park | 9am Register, start a Team, Donate! [...]

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Dedications | Spring 2016 Newsletter

The inaugural Loraine Halis Family Caregiver Conversation Series was held on November 5 in the Dorene Scolnic Training Center. This series is dedicated to the memory of Loraine Halis, and was introduced by her daughter, Dorene Scolnic. Dorene is a social worker, and served as the primary caregiver for her mother. This annual event is designed to educate caregivers and provide an evening of thoughtful conversation about caregiving issues. The series launched with a program entitled “Reducing Car [...]

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