In My Opinion | Summer 2018 Newsletter

Beware of Phone Fraud Lou-Ellen Barkan Founding Director Dear Friends, These days when the phone rings, it may be a machine on the other end. Or, if not a machine, a perfect stranger, but one with a friendly voice. This person may ask you to confirm personal information, to register for a product or service or to buy something new. They may even reference your personal credit cards, bank account or address. If you are anything like me, your first instinct is to respond politely and, if you are uncertain about what they are asking, to ask for more information. Don’t do it! Anything you say m [...]

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Development Events | Summer 2018 Newsletter

Play to Remember: An Overnight Softball Game CaringKind President & CEO, Jed A. Levine; Mayor of Irvington, NY, Brian C. Smith, Hebrew Home at Riverdale’s COO, David V. Pomeranz In an effort to raise critical funds and awareness about the round-the-clock demands on Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers, Hebrew Home at Riverdale and CaringKind cosponsored an overnight, one-pitch, double-elimination co-ed softball tournament fundraiser held from 10:30 p.m. on June 22 until 6:00 a.m. on June 23. The timing was symbolic – the most difficult hours for those living with Alzheimer’s disease or d [...]

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Loraine Halis Lecture | Summer 2018 Newsletter

CaringKind’s President & CEO, Jed A. Levine, moderator; Mark Dziewulski, a full-time caregiver and an accomplished artist and architect; Laura Sloan, the Manager of Docent and Access Programs at the Rubin Museum of Art; Meredith Wong, CaringKind’s Manager of connect2culture by James Campbell James Campbell is a freelance writer based in New York City. He also works with a humanitarian organization that advocates for child rights at the United Nations. CaringKind’s Loraine Halis Lecture on the Art and Science of Caregiving, has always provided an outlet to examine the social, political [...]

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Planned Giving | Summer 2018 Newsletter

Planning Today for Tomorrow Donate Today When CaringKind wants to launch a new program or expand in new directions, we are able to do so because of the generosity of individuals who had planned ahead and left us in their estate plans. The bequests that we receive are from grateful clients who wish to give back in appreciation for the support and help they receive during the very difficult journey of caring for, or knowing, an individual with dementia. Planned giving is a way to support CaringKind through your will, a retirement account, a trust, or other vehicles to make a charitable contrib [...]

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