The Caregivers Voice

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

Caregiver TIPS

Liberty Paperwork Solutions - Emily Lutz
Having the “Money Talk” with Your Elder Parents Guest article by Emily Lutz Talking to your aging parents about money isn’t easy. If you feel uncomfortable or intimidat[...]

Inspiration for Caregivers

Page from Congressional Record featuring Michael Ellenbogen's remarks re Alzheimer's
Alzheimer’s Doesn’t Stop His Words from Being Featured in the Congressional Record Michael Ellenbogen, diagnosed with younger onset dementia at age 49, wastes no time u[...]

The Caregiver's Voice VIDEO Channel

Humanitas Intergenerational Living in the Netherlands
Sometimes we need to look beyond our borders to see what’s possible for caregivers in residential care communities. College tuition has risen to stratospheric levels making higher education almost unaffordable. The problem near Amsterdam is worse. Students can’t even find a place to live[...]

Caregiver Humor

Ruth, the Barnyard Owl Devil's Punchbowl
Why waste your time on a comprehensive geriatric assessment, when you have the Internet? Do you really need a psychiatrist, neurologist, social worker, and speech therapist to tell[...]

The Caregiver's Voice REVIEW

AARPs book Meditations for Caregivers
Review of AARP’s Meditations for Caregivers Book AARP’s Meditations for Caregivers has a little bit of everything for the busy caregiver. Over 150 caregiver stories gro[...]

VOICES with Dementia

OWLIE is the image for a person with dementia whose identity will remain confidential
While The Caregiver’s Voice features Voices with Dementia, there are many whose voices are unheard because they are not yet ready to share with the world that they have been [...]

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[...]