Social Work | Summer 2019 Newsletter

The Journey of Dementia Caregiving Serene Nie Social Work Supervisor -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The usual journey of dementia caregiving is not short, and it is filled with an incredible amount of uncertainty. How are we to anticipate the next step of our journey? Social Work Services at CaringKind helps caregivers through their journeys and assists in identifying and choosing different care options. When Marc first came to CaringKind, h [...]

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Connect2Culture®| Spring 2019 Newsletter

Self-care is Good Care Meredith Wong, Manager of Connect2culture® -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Caring for a family member living with dementia can be emotionally and physically draining. Caregivers rarely identify as caregivers and often don’t recognize that they too need care and support. Also, caregivers can become lost in the demands and responsibilities of caring for someone else so intensely that they neglect their own well-being. Sever [...]

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Palliative Care | Summer 2019 Newsletter

CaringKind Partners with Coler Skilled Nursing Facility on Roosevelt Island By Ann Wyatt, Manager of Palliative & Residential Care -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- We are thrilled to share the news that NYC Health+Hospitals’s Coler Skilled Nursing Facility on Roosevelt Island recently achieved accreditation from the nationally-recognized Comfort Matters program in Phoenix, Arizona. Coler is being accredited for their work in caring for people wi [...]

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Ways To Give | Summer 2019 Newsletter

Foundation Support Makes CaringKind’s Work Possible Carol Berne Senior Vice President of Development -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In keeping with the theme of this issue, “Good Care is the Best Medicine,” it seems only fitting that we should highlight the foundations that supported us this fiscal year since their generosity made many of our caregiver programs possible. We are proud to share that CaringKind received over one million dollars i [...]

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Training | Summer 2019 Newsletter

Caregiver Trainings at CaringKind By Amy Torres, Director of Training -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CaringKind’s training programs foster a non-judgmental environment, where caregivers have the opportunity to discuss the most pressing concerns they are facing supporting a person with dementia. Throughout the program our trainers model best dementia care practices, providing hands on techniques so caregivers can care with confidence. Family m [...]

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