Support Groups | Winter 2019 Newsletter

Caring for the Caregiver Dasha Kiper Consulting Clinical Supervisor, Support Groups At CaringKind, we make sure that spouses and adult children of people afflicted by Alzheimer’s and related dementias have a safe place to go where they can freely discuss their concerns with the people who understand them best: other caregivers. Because we recognize that the complicated nature of the disease often pushes caregivers to their limits while exposing old wounds in family dynamics, it is essential that support groups are led by highly skilled and knowledgeable group leaders. Such leaders are not m [...]

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Ways to Give | Winter 2019 Newsletter

Giving by Check Please make checks payable to CaringKind and mail to: 360 Lexington Avenue, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10017 Online/Credit Card [Click here](/give) to Donate online or call 646-744-2900. We accept MasterCard, Visa, and American Express. Giving by Check Please make checks payable to CaringKind and mail to: 360 Lexington Avenue, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10017 Appreciated Securities Gifts such as stocks or bonds may offer substantial tax advantages. Please speak to your tax advisor. Bequests By remembering CaringKind in your will, you can have a significant i [...]

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Development Update | Winter 2019 Newsletter

Support Our Growth in 2019 Carol Berne Senior Vice President of Development Now marking the fourth year of our transition to CaringKind, we continue to build much-needed awareness and funds for our essential programs and services to help families affected by dementia. Our Year-End Campaign, launched in November 2018, has raised over $600,000 to date from 613 individuals and families. With the campaign ending on February 28th, we anticipate reaching close to $700,000. These funds will help ensure our programs remain free of charge for all those in need. Thank you to each one of you! With man [...]

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Athletes To End Alzheimer’s® | Winter 2019 Newsletter

Seize an Opportunity of a Lifetime Christian Doucette, Director of Community Engagement In 1996, I was fresh out of college when a friend asked me to ride my beat-up bike 250 miles, from Philadelphia to Washington, DC, to raise money and awareness for HIV/AIDS. Always up for an adventure, I enthusiastically and confidently agreed! In the next breath, when he informed me that I had to raise $1,600 for the privilege, I was less confident. At the time, I was burdened with more than $30,000 in student loans and working for a nonprofit earning $18,000 a year. I didn’t want to trouble my working-cl [...]

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Our Impact in 2019 | Learn More

8,000 Helpline Calls Answered

Care & support. Reliable information from Dementia Experts.

3,000 Social Work CONSULTATIONS

Personalized, in-depth support, guidance and planning.

31,400 Wanderer's Safety Enrolled

Protecting New Yorkers with Alzheimer's and Dementia.

85 Support
Groups

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