If you have recently been diagnosed and need support, call CaringKind at (646) 744-2900 or visit online at www.caringkindnyc.org today.
Connect to Resources
Knowledge is power – and there is so much to learn about living well with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) or a diagnosis of dementia.
Alzheimer’s Association: one-stop shop for information, resources and services about MCI, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia
(in English and Spanish)
National Institute on Aging: disease information, resources, research and clinical trials
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America: resources, education and online education
Living Well Workbook: A Guide for Persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Early Dementia
BeingPatient: online community for Alzheimer’s & dementia patients & support partners.
NeuroWell: A guide to brain health and living well with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia
In New York City:
CaringKind: information, programs and services in the NYC area
The following video is an excerpt from a discussion between two care partners, Meryl Comer and Jim Taylor, on caregiver self-care:
The full length video is available here.