The Caregivers Voice

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

Caregiver TIPS

Visiting Angels - March Home page
When a parent or spouse is diagnosed with dementia, fun and games are far from most people’s minds. Believe it or not, a popular tabletop game can actually slow cognitive decline. [...]

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

Unforeseen Journey John Roche
John Roche cared for his mother in his home for the last ten years of her life. He admired all she’d been through – strokes, paralysis, and raising three children, most[...]

VOICES with Dementia

Mick Carmody lives with dementia and his carer wife Sue
Gotta love the human spirit that refuses to be beaten! After a misdiagnosis of epilepsy, Australian-based Mick Carmody writes, “I was diagnosed with a common form of dementia in pe[...]

Avadian's Musings

Mother Deer with Fawns
What do you mean? Recently, I viewed a video excerpt of a former caregiver claiming that despite being comfortable with both online and offline research, she couldn’t find an[...]