The Caregivers Voice

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

Caregiver TIPS

Senior Helpers Christina Chartrand photo
Mix Up Your Daily Routine Guest article by Christina Chartrand It happens to the best of us – you drive home from work and don’t even remember making the trip. You leav[...]

Inspiration for Caregivers

Dr Carol Peters-Tanksley
The Spiritual Life of a Caregiver Guest article by Dr. Carol Peters-Tanksley One year ago, my caregiving journey ended as I washed my husband’s closed eyes and kissed his lifeless [...]

The Caregiver's Voice VIDEO Channel

Ants on a Mission - Avadian photo
Do you feel like the only worker ant in your caregiving colony? Caregiving is both rewarding and overwhelming. Do you find yourself trying to make progress when the winds of life start blowing against you? Sometimes, we go through periods in life where we feel like a bunch of ants coming and going&#[...]

Caregiver Humor

Swissconsin image The Chive #foodnitedstates
Remember when your parents told you not to play with your food? C’mon, what fun is eating if we can’t play with our food? Sometimes, we gotta be kids again. Somehow, th[...]

The Caregiver's Voice REVIEW

The Inheritance by Niki Kapsambelis
Carole Mulliken provides this month’s review of the book, The Inheritance for The Caregiver’s Voice REVIEW. If you are a caregiver for a person with Alzheimer’s, [...]

VOICES with Dementia

Tracy Mobley VOICE with Dementia 2-web
Tracy Mobley grew up tending pigs and crops on a farm near Cabool, Missouri. She married her high school sweetheart and moved to Oklahoma. Within a few years, he began abusing her [...]

Avadian's Musings

Facebook algorithms help us remember
Facebook – Memory aid for Alzheimer’s? Facebook (FB) has a feature that reminds users of their status update from a year or more, ago. The reminder occurs on the annive[...]