The Caregivers Voice



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


Caregiver Learning how to Dance in the Rain - Connie Goldman
Learning to Dance in the Rain – A Story of Unexpected Caregiving Guest article by Connie Goldman I met Julie and Tom shortly after Julie was diagnosed with younger-onset Alzh[...]


Caregiver TIPS

Jessica Bibbio - A woman and her canine companion
How does a Care Recipient’s Pet Affect Caregiving? Jessica Bibbo, doctoral student at the University of Missouri, is studying aging, caregiving, and human-animal interaction. The f[...]

Inspiration for Caregivers

Caregiver Learning how to Dance in the Rain - Connie Goldman
Learning to Dance in the Rain – A Story of Unexpected Caregiving Guest article by Connie Goldman I met Julie and Tom shortly after Julie was diagnosed with younger-onset Alzh[...]

The Caregiver's Voice VIDEO Channel

Brenda Avadian - being diagnosed with dementia is like being stamped on the forehead
Parkinson’s disease is one of the leading causes of dementia after Alzheimer’s. Unlike Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s affects motor skills initially and later, cognitive functioning. April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month “Being diagnosed with dementia is like being stamp[...]


Caregiver Humor

Caregiver Humor Support Group The Proverbial 2 x 4 1963
I attended weekly support group while caring for my father who was diagnosed with dementia of the Alzheimer’s type. We felt we could go on forever when caregiving was unevent[...]

The Caregiver's Voice REVIEW

Geri and Jim Taylor in October 2014. Credit Michael Kirby Smith for The New York Times
Newly retired health care executive, 69-year old Geri Taylor knew something was wrong, but she kept her composure, according to a recent feature in the New York Times. Starting as [...]

VOICES with Dementia

Helga Rohra Emerging Shadows book cover
Helga Rohra Voice with Dementia Inspires by Example You wouldn’t know it by her schedule, but Munich-based Helga Rohra is on the go “giving awareness talks about 100 ti[...]

Avadian's Musings

ADI Dementia Friendly Community Cover
It seems a little strange to hear “Dementia Friendly Community” after working on this month’s VOICES with Dementia column featuring Helga Rohra. She asks (paraphr[...]

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