In My Opinion | Spring 2019 Newsletter

Charity Ratings: How To Be A Good Consumer Of Information And Resources Lou-Ellen Barkan Founding Director CaringKind, like all not for profits (NFPs), submits data to several ratings organizations. This brief summary should serve to make it easier for you to understand and analyze what you are seeing. On December 1, 2015 CaringKind chose to discontinue our affiliation agreement with the Chicago based  Alzheimer’s Association and returned to our roots as an independent 501 c 3. Our day to day operations remained the same; providing programs and services for individuals and families affected [...]

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Connect2Culture®| Spring 2019 Newsletter

Caregiver Pilot Programs in Cultural Institutions Meredith Wong, Manager of Connect2culture® A diagnosis of dementia not only changes the life of the person living with the disease, it has a dramatic impact on friends and family. The person with dementia contends with behavioral and personality shifts, cognitive, spatial and perceptual changes and other symptoms that affect their ability to function. While both experiencing and monitoring this emotional rollercoaster, caregivers put their lives on hold to take care of the personal, medical and business affairs for the person in their care. A [...]

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