Patient Leader

In 1996, Denise launched, the first website to add online caregiving support groups, daily caregiving chats and blogs written by family caregivers. Through its blogs posts, podcasts and video chats, holds one of the largest online libraries of caregiving stories. Denise organizes a weekly Twitter chat every Tuesday at 1 p.m. ET (#carechat) for those who care for a family member. In March 2011, Denise launched CareGifters, which helps family caregivers in need. In January 2016, she launched the Certified Caregiving Consultant training program which helps turn a personal caregiving experience into a profession. Denise currently helps her parents.


Park Ridge, IL


Best in Show: Community or Forum Best in Show: Community

Denise's website, has provided unparalleled resources for caregivers for many years. She is well aware of the myriad issues that caregivers deal with and her website works hard to cover as many of these topics as possible. She has created a forum where caregivers can learn, vent and share. It's invaluable.  — Cathy


You Might Also Like

Terry Arnold

Patient Leader Hero Nominee

Dr. Taffy Wagner

Best in Show: Youtube Nominee