The Caregivers Voice

Knowledge, support, and humor for caregivers for people with dementia.

Caregiver TIPS

The Elder Health Tree graphic
The Elder Health Tree: A Resource for Healthy & Happy Aging Guest article by Justin Schein One day, we may find ourselves in the challenging role of caregiver. If life unfolds [...]

Inspiration for Caregivers

Dr Carol Peters-Tanksley
The Spiritual Life of a Caregiver Guest article by Dr. Carol Peters-Tanksley One year ago, my caregiving journey ended as I washed my husband’s closed eyes and kissed his lifeless [...]

The Caregiver's Voice VIDEO Channel

Britian's Got Talent featuring 16-year old Harry Gardner's Alzheimer's tribute to his grandmother
Last year, 15-year old Harry Gardner wrote and performed, Not Alone, a tribute to his grandmother, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. When his 77-year old “nan” forgot his name, Harry was distraught. He came home and penned the words to his song, which has raised money for Alzheim[...]

Caregiver Humor

Toilet Paper roll Straight scoop on poop
There are times when caregivers need to have the straight scoop on poop. Are you able to tell the difference among types of backmatter? Early detection could prevent a loved one wi[...]

The Caregiver's Voice REVIEW

The Inheritance by Niki Kapsambelis
Carole Mulliken provides this month’s review of the book, The Inheritance for The Caregiver’s Voice REVIEW. If you are a caregiver for a person with Alzheimer’s, [...]

VOICES with Dementia

James McKillop Voice with Dementia standing in courtyard
James McKillop, husband and father of four, was awarded the MBE by the Queen of England and received an honorary doctorate degree.* Before being bestowed with these two honors, he [...]

Avadian's Musings

Facebook algorithms help us remember
Facebook – Memory aid for Alzheimer’s? Facebook (FB) has a feature that reminds users of their status update from a year or more, ago. The reminder occurs on the annive[...]