Eleonora’s Message | Issue 1 2021

Eleonora Tornatore-Mikesh President & CEO Sitting here and reflecting on the last 12 months of this pandemic, I think about the work that CaringKind has been able to accomplish. At every level, our volunteers and donors make these accomplishments possible. Our volunteer board members spend countless hours on governance, our Helpline volunteers answer urgent caregiver calls, and our volunteer Support Group leaders provide direct support to hundreds of caregivers. And our donors fund it all - allowing CaringKind to survive and thrive. There are so many unknowns these days, we’re more stressed [...]

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You Helped This Caregiver Survive the Pandemic | Issue 1 2021

Elizabeth and Her Mom are Safer and Healthier Because of Your Support“I wouldn’t be able to get through this pandemic without CaringKind staff like Adina Segal and Nancy Hendley. I’m a New Yorker who works in the fashion industry — I didn’t know anything about Alzheimer’s caregiving. I was thrown into this with my mom who is 92 years old. I moved in with her because she didn’t want to live alone. It’ll be a year in March. It’s been a roller coaster!" CaringKind really came through for me. I would call the Helpline all the time - “What am I going to do?!” “How do I get her in the bath?” Now, th [...]

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Our Impact in 2021 | Learn More

6,100 Helpline Calls Answered

Care & support. Reliable information from Dementia Experts.

1,000 Social Work CONSULTATIONS

Personalized, in-depth support, guidance and planning.

31,500 Wanderer's Safety Enrolled

Protecting New Yorkers with Alzheimer's and Dementia.

83 Support

Facilitated by a trained leader, and meeting in person; many meet weekly.