Jed A. Levine is President Emeritus and Director of External Relations at Caring Kind, The Heart of Alzheimer’s Caregiving, formerly known as the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter, where he has been on staff since 1990. Mr. Levine was most recently President and CEO, and formerly the Executive Vice President and Director of Programs. He is the author of numerous articles on Alzheimer’s and Alzheimer’s care and the co-author of chapters on both Hospital Care and Disaster Preparedness for persons with dementia. Mr. Levine holds a master’s degree in Applied Human Development with a specialization in Gerontology and Community Recreation Services from Columbia University’s Teachers College. He has post-graduate training in group process from the Center for the Advancement of Group Studies and is currently pursuing Certification in a psychoanalytic training program at the Center for Human Development. He has taught at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health and Hunter College, School of the Health Professions. Mr. Levine was appointed by the Governor to the New York State Coordinating Council for Services Related to Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias, serves on Senator Gillibrand’s Working Group on Aging and was appointed by Mayor DeBlasio to the Age-Friendly New York Commission at the New York Academy of Medicine. In 2019 and 2020, Mr. Levine was recognized as a leader in City & State’s Top 50 and Top 100 Health Power list.