Thursday, January 3, 2019

Our New Flyer





Kid Caregivers

An intergenerational program to benefit Alzheimer’s patients, and provide support to caregiving youth

Kid Caregivers is a 501c(3) organization that was founded by Hailey Richman, age 11, who has a grandmother with Alzheimer’s disease. She has been a caregiver for her grandma since she was 4 years old. Hailey was named a Hasbro Community Action Hero and a Prudential Spirit of Community National Honoree for her dedication to Alzheimer’s work. She is also the Associate Director of Puzzles To Remember www.puzzlestoremember.org

Max Wallack is Associate Director and Advisor at Kid Caregivers. He is a Harvard Medical School student, currently doing research at the Center for Neurological Imaging. He was a caregiver to his great grandma who had Alzheimer’s disease. He is the founder of Puzzles To Remember (www.puzzlestoremember.org) a 501c3 organization that has supplied almost 100,000 puzzles to Alzheimer’s facilities. Max co-authored a children’s book about Alzheimer’s disease available here: http://amzn.to/12peGuT

1.4 million kids are acting as caregivers in the United States
47 million people worldwide, and 5.3 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease.
There is no cure!                                       
But Kid Caregivers has a program which offers support and helps slow the progression.

Kid Caregivers has chapters in over 16 states and 4 countries and is rapidly expanding!
* In person and online peer-to-peer support for caregiving youth
* Intergenerational Alzheimer’s programs (Puzzle Time and Creative Arts) 
* Community service credit awarded for civic engagement
* Opportunities for leadership and service awards

We are recruiting youth, ages 9-17! For more information about volunteering and becoming a Global Ambassador email us at kidcaregivers@gmail.com

 All contributions are tax-deductible, under Sec.501c(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. EIN 61-1888629

                                                  Our Wish List
36 piece Springbok puzzles for Alzheimer’s patients https://bit.ly/2aBHQxI
iPod Shuffle or Nano players/headphones


1 comment:

  1. Hey Hailey,
    Our names are Gracie and Brantley and we our 4th graders that live in Georgia. We were reading an article in school about your story with our teacher and we read about you helping seniors with memory problems. We think that your heart and hardwork is awesome! We had a few questions for you! 1) How do you find the time to do what you do with all of the Alzheimers patients? 2) How did you learn the skills that help you everyday with your volunteer work?
    Thanks for taking the time to answer us! We are proud of you!
    Thanks
    Gracie & Brantley

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