The Caregivers Voice

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

Recent Articles from The Caregiver's Voice

Caregiver TIPS

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The Caregiver’s Voice will be publishing an updated Caregiver Resources page. The list will initially feature organizations focused on the needs of family caregivers and medi[...]

Inspiration for Caregivers

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Caregivers are a special breed of people who step up during a family crisis. Many times, they begin caregiving without knowing which steps to take. Eventually, they and their loved[...]

The Caregiver's Voice VIDEO Channel

Screenshot of Linda Sivertsen's TED talk about Time Debt
Linda Sivertsen presents the concept of Time Debt – something we caregivers experience, but likely didn’t have a name for, until now. When we were younger, time went by slowly; especially, when we’re in school. As we grew older, we likely had the same lament as our parents: The sea[...]

Caregiver Humor

Reflection in Mirror - TCV
Mirror Mirror On the Wall – Who Is That Mimicking Me? One Sunday, while relaxing and catching up with the week’s mail, my husband, David, and I watched as my father got[...]

The Caregiver's Voice REVIEW

Merrill Lynch Age Wave Caregiving Study Report
For National Family Caregivers Month, we review Merrill Lynch’s just-released 42-page Caregiving Study Report, entitled, The Journey of Caregiving: Honor, Responsibility and Financ[...]

VOICES with Dementia

Val Schache of Australia in black sleeveless top with leapard print trim for VOICES with Dementia
There’s a saying among people who work with people with dementia: Meet one person with dementia and you’ve met one person with dementia. We can’t generalize among the diverse ways [...]

Avadian's Musings
What is the origin of these three English-language pet peeves? Could it be as a caregiver, I felt my time was not respected at the doctor’s office? Or are these due to Englis[...]
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