Caregiver/Storyteller Podcast | Spring 2018 Newsletter

A storytelling podcast about Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving. Every caregiver has a story to tell. Chris Doucette interviews caregivers to learn how they became caregivers, the ups and downs of their journeys, and how they’ve changed as a result. Other podcasts teach. Through confessional storytelling, Caregiver/Storyteller helps listeners understand the first-person reality of what caregiving is actually like. While all caregiving stories convey a sense of loss, there is also a surprising amount of fortitude, loyalty, gratitude, joy, and humor. These are their stories. New episodes [...]

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Spotlight | Spring 2018 Newsletter

Health Care Outreach The Healthcare Outreach program continues to educate healthcare professionals in New York City about all our programs and services. At CaringKind, we recognize the important role pharmacists play in the lives of families affected by an Alzheimer’s or dementia diagnosis. Pharmacists have always been a trusted source when it comes to patient education, and because of that, we’ve developed our CaringKind Pharmacy Card, an easy way for pharmacists to connect the families they serve to our vital programs and services. Connecting families to CaringKind is as easy as inserting th [...]

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Residential Care | Spring 2018 Newsletter

Comfort On the Move By Ann Wyatt, Manager of Palliative & Residential Care Over the past few months, we’ve been asked to share our experiences in bringing Comfort Matters® to our three partner nursing homes in NYC: Cobble Hill Health Center, Isabella Geriatric Center, and The New Jewish Home on 106th Street. Representatives from Cobble Hill and CaringKind spoke about their approach to care planning and comfort at the national LeadingAge conference in New Orleans last summer, and Ann Wyatt from CaringKind presented, with Tena Alonzo from Comfort Matters®, at the national conference of the [...]

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