The Caregivers Voice

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

Caregiver TIPS

5 Alzheimer’s-Friendly Tips When Designing a Master Bathroom Guest article by Fay Wein Most people don’t think of the bathroom as being one of the most dangerous rooms in the[...]

Inspiration for Caregivers

Caregiver Inspiration - Little boy lovingly feeding his elder
At a tender age, this little boy may be the youngest* caregiver to help care for an elder family member. A boy, barely beyond being spoon-fed himself, feeds his grandmother. Althou[...]

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

The Caregivers Voice Humor - Dog
A little weekday FUN for caregivers. IMAGINE: Google’s and China-based Baidu’s self-driving cars, could make this a reality. Program the location and let your dog go on[...]

The Caregiver's Voice REVIEW

Kenn Voegele with his mom who has Alzheimer's
“My father, Bob, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2002, at the age of 73. He passed away in 2009. In an ironic twist of fate, in late 2012 my mother Lois, 78, was he[...]

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

Trying to get out lotion from the bottom of the bottle
Are you cheap, frugal, or environmentally conscious? Years ago, a dear friend served as a caregiver for my father who lived with dementia. While I was away on travel, my husband to[...]

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