Technology Fair | Summer 2017 Newsletter

CaringKind on the Cutting Edge By Edward Cisek, Vice President of Program Evaluation In April, we were thrilled to host CaringKind’s first annual technology fair! The three-day event, titled “Caring for Today with the Technology of Tomorrow” introduced our community partners and hundreds of family and professional caregivers to products — many of which are brand new — that can help people with dementia and their caregivers. The purpose of the event was to help bring awareness to this growing field. Lou-Ellen Barkan, Allison Becker, Jed A. Levine, and Ed Cisek on opening night. CaringKind [...]

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Charles Evans Lecture | Summer 2017 Newsletter

Here But Not Here ­— Learning to Live With Ambiguous Loss By James Campbell ![](/content/images/2017/08/Untitled-17.jpg) *Photos: Barry Hyman* Left: From left: Lou-Ellen Barkan, Dr. Pauline Boss, Susan V. Kayser, Jed A. Levine, Alice Shure, Bonnie Pfeifer Evans, Karin Marder Right: Jed A. Levine moderates the discussion between author and family therapist Dr. Pauline Boss and family caregiver Karin Marder. How do we mourn the loss of someone who has not yet died? What pitfalls and opportunities for growth are there in caring for someone who is there but not there? CaringKind addressed these [...]

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Forget -Me-Not Gala | Summer 2017 Newsletter

Left: From left: Dr. Max Gomez, CBS 2 Medical Reporter; Fred Hassan, Partner & Managing Director, Warburg Pincus LLC; Lou-Ellen Barkan, President & CEO of CaringKind; Brent Saunders, Chairman, President and CEO of Allergan Middle: Judy McLendon and Heath B. McLendon, CaringKind Board member Emeritus and Honoree* Right: CaringKind Board members from left to right: Jonathan S. Henes, John R. Latham, Board Co-Chair, and Jeffrey N. Jones* Left: CaringKind Board members from left to right: Susan V. Kayser, Esq., Board Member Emeritus; Sharon K. Kilmer, Vice Chair & Treasurer; Nat [...]

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Development Events | Summer 2017 Newsletter

Research Update: A Good Night’s Rest: Sleep, Aging, and the Brain. From left: Lou-Ellen Barkan, Dr. Ricardo Osorio, Tami Schneider, Jed A. Levine On May 10, longtime friend and supporter Tami Schneider hosted an evening with Dr. Ricardo S. Osorio, Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the NYU Center for Brain Health, for special friends and supporters. Dr. Osorio led an informative and lively discussion on the relationship of sleep, aging, and the brain. Art Show Check Presentation Arlene Panicello-Cosgrove (left) and her husband Deacon Bob Cosgrove visited CaringKind on April 27 [...]

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