The Caregivers Voice



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


Jeanne Lee at the Panama Canal
Jeanne Lee, of Alzheimer’s Awareness, LLC in Honolulu, Hawaii has been living with dementia since being diagnosed in 1995 at age 54 with younger-onset Alzheimer’s. “Three yea[...]


Caregiver TIPS

Caring Transitions - Carolyn Doerr, Franchise Owner (L) and staffer
Decluttering and Dealing with Dementia Guest article by Chris Seman and Nan Hayes For people like Laura Osorio, the dramatic increase in Alzheimer’s and dementia cases is presentin[...]

Inspiration for Caregivers

Sheri Zschocher and her husband Bob in front of the Augustana Open Circle Adult Day Services
Sometimes, we get to know people who deserve more from life than they’re getting. Caregivers are one group of people whose role extends beyond what seems humanly possible. Yo[...]

The Caregiver's Voice VIDEO Channel

Brenda Avadian presenting Caregiver Tips 1
The alpha and omega of finding the joy in caregiving Caregivers begin with good intentions. Some of us even shine brightly like a fire cracker against the night sky. To ensure survival, we must take steps to keep us fueled; otherwise, we’ll fizzle into darkness. Two tips have helped caregivers[...]


Caregiver Humor

Resident with remote in control?
Is a Resident with a Remote IN Control? After visiting a nursing home resident who used to sit with my late father for their meals, I walked over to the nurses’ station. As the sta[...]

The Caregiver's Voice REVIEW

Boom ER Survival Guide Bookcover
Boom ER – A Life Saver Few books come along that truly offer a life-saving insider’s perspective. BoomER-Emergency Room Survival Guide for Baby Boomers and Older Folks by Rob[...]

VOICES with Dementia

Jeanne Lee at the Panama Canal
Jeanne Lee, of Alzheimer’s Awareness, LLC in Honolulu, Hawaii has been living with dementia since being diagnosed in 1995 at age 54 with younger-onset Alzheimer’s. “Three yea[...]

Avadian's Musings

Martin and Brenda Avadian Back Steps 1996 - web
What’s it like when Dad doesn’t remember? I think of all the dads who live with memory loss due to dementia. How do you feel when your father looks at you but doesnR[...]

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