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Caregiver Resources

Resource Recommendations from our board member Nancy Hendley, a dementia care trainer at Caring Kind NYC

Recommended Books

Dementia Reconsidered Tom Kitwood
Dementia Reimagined Tia Powell
Contented Dementia by Oliver James
Ten Thousand Joys, Ten Thousand Sorrows Olivia Hoblitzelle
Validation Naomi Feil
Making an Exit Elinor Fuchs

Home Safety, ADL’s, and Activities

• This Caring Home (Rosemary Bakker)

• The Alzheimer’s Store

• Person Care

The Arts and Dementia Care

• Stories Love Music Ilyana Kadushin/James Harrell

• TimeSlips (Anne Basting)

• To Whom I May Concern (Maureen Matthews)

• National Center for Creative Aging

• Alzheimer’s Poetry Project (Gary Glazner)

• ARTZ: Artists for Alzheimer’s (John Ziesel & Sean Caulfield)

• connect2culture® network of NYC museums and other cultural institutions, providing specialized programming for people with dementia and their caregivers.  Full list at

• Montessori-based activities for dementia – Cameron Camp

• Communication and cueing systems – Michelle Bourgeois

• Communication, behaviors, and personal care – Teepa Snow youtube

• Communication and validation – Naomi Feil youtube