Wanderer’s Safety Program | Issue 3 2020

Help and Protection for People Who Wander Elizabeth Bravo Santiago, Director of Wanderer's Safety Program -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2020 has been an extraordinary year and as a society we have been forced to adjust to a new normal. Person-to-person engagement has migrated to virtual platforms, masks are mandatory in many settings, and standards for cleanliness are tighter than ever. But with all these changes, one thing remains the same: [...]

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Development Update | Issue 3 2020

CaringKind Gala and Year-End Giving Carol Berne Senior Vice President of Development -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- When CaringKind closed its office in mid-March and transitioned to our staff working remotely from home, one of our most important fundraising events was in jeopardy. Our Forget-Me-Not Gala takes place annually in the spring of each year, just before we close our fiscal year on June 30th. The gala accounts for roughly 20% of our [...]

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2020 Year End Campaign | Issue 3 2020

Dear Friends of CaringKind, I hope this year-end letter finds you well and that you and your family are staying healthy. For those who have been impacted by Covid-19, our thoughts are with you and your loved ones. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- DONATE NOW [https://donate.caringkindnyc.org/5nFehruK]If you need to reach us for any reason, including making a stock donation, please call 646-744-2900. --------------------------------------------- [...]

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CaringKind Events | Issue 3 2020

CaringKind Alzheimer’s Walk 2020: We Did It! Back in May, when we made the decision to pivot the Walk to a fully virtual event, we were pretty nervous. After all, the Walk is our largest community fundraising event of the year. In the middle of a pandemic, would our Walkers return? And by going virtual, where would our Walkers be returning to, exactly? Well, we are very proud to report that our Walkers did return, and they met us on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram. We’re also proud to report t [...]

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Social Work Services | Issue 3 2020

Adina Segal, Jewish Community Outreach Social Worker -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Helping Caregivers Cope Covid-19 has hit dementia caregivers hard. Over the past nine months, the calls we received were from caregivers, already stressed by caregiving, facing additional stressors from the pandemic. Caregivers expressed concerns about themselves or their care recipient getting sick, navigating home care considerations and trying to figure out [...]

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Our Impact in 2021 | Learn More

8,300 Helpline Calls Answered

Care & support. Reliable information from Dementia Experts.

1,000 Social Work CONSULTATIONS

Personalized, in-depth support, guidance and planning.

Over 500 Wanderer's Safety Enrolled

Protecting New Yorkers with Alzheimer's and Dementia.

90 Support
Groups

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