The Caregivers Voice

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

Caregiver TIPS

Medicaid logo
Guest article by Brian Wu, PhD Increasingly, the media have been covering the uncertain future of Medicaid. We’ve heard and read about the consequences if this government pro[...]

Inspiration for Caregivers

Cake of caregiver knowledge - courtesy of Mary Hanna
Many family caregivers step into the world of caregiving after a crisis. It wasn’t until the Milwaukee County on Aging case worker called me that I realized my father’s[...]

The Caregiver's Voice VIDEO Channel

Victoria Negri and Robert Vaughn
Robert Vaughn best known for his role in The Man from U.N.C.L.E. co-stars with writer, director, and actress Victoria Negri in her debut film. Gold Star is a semi-autobiographical 87-minute film about Vicki, a twenty-something daughter who drops out of music school in New York City to return to her [...]

Caregiver Humor

Brenda Avadian sitting in her Miata convertible
Overwhelmed Caregiver Backs Car into Closed Garage Door Uh ohhh, a case of caregiver dementia! One morning, after a fitful night of tossing and turning, my mind filled with thought[...]
Ruth, the Barnyard Owl Devil's Punchbowl

The Caregiver's Voice REVIEW

Our Dementia Diary - Irene Alzheimer's and Me
Our Dementia Diary: Irene, Alzheimer’s and Me Rachel and Irene were supposed to live a long and happy life, retire and travel the world. But a thief called Alzheimer’s visite[...]

VOICES with Dementia

After 43 years as a registered nurse (RN), newly retired Marcia Atkinson faces the next challenge in her life—living with Parkinson’s. She knew something was amiss before retiremen[...]

Avadian's Musings

Marilu Henner and Michael Brown speaking at Cancer Convention
It is World Alzheimer’s Month and Dementia Awareness Month. What better month than to explore an issue that I’ve been musing for some time. First, come with me as we le[...]