The Caregivers Voice



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


#SharetheOrange Alzheimer's Research UK
Dementia is not a natural part of aging. It is a disease like cancer, heart disease, and AIDS. With clever animation by the makers of Wallace and Gromit, viewers see the damaging e[...]


Caregiver TIPS

Visiting Angels Home
Guest article by Visiting Angels When someone you love has dementia, coordinating professional care is rarely easy. Your loved one may be nervous, uncomfortable, or even resentful [...]

Inspiration for Caregivers

Avadian Photo Shoreline at Sunrise
Diana Nyad’s goal was to swim about 110 miles in the Gulf Stream waters between Cuba and the U.S. Unlike caregiving, which is often hoisted upon us in a time of crisis, this [...]

The Caregiver's Voice VIDEO Channel

#SharetheOrange Alzheimer's Research UK
Dementia is not a natural part of aging. It is a disease like cancer, heart disease, and AIDS. With clever animation by the makers of Wallace and Gromit, viewers see the damaging effects of dementia upon an orange. Why an orange? An orange is about five ounces —  the difference in weight betwe[...]


Caregiver Humor

A spoonful of vanilla pudding in a mayonnaise jar
8 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Level of Insanity as a CAREGIVER When you’re out to eat and the server asks what you’d like to drink, say, “Diet water, please.” (Look as natural as an[...]

The Caregiver's Voice REVIEW

A Gift of Love book cover by Tony Cointreau
Review of Book – Lessons learned from Mother Teresa A Gift of Love, the name of a hospice in New York City where Tony Cointreau devoted a dozen years of his life inspires key[...]

VOICES with Dementia

VOICES w Dementia Photo Compilation 2015-2016
It’s been more than a year since The Caregiver’s Voice began the VOICES with Dementia column. When we wrote The Caregiver’s Voice will be launching a new column called [...]

Avadian's Musings

Cottonwood Lake below Mt. Langley in the Sierras
If it weren’t for select dates on the calendar, caregivers would take no breaks. Like medical personnel, law enforcement, soldiers, utility workers, and more, there are no br[...]