Adrienne Gruberg

Adrienne Gruberg is a former family caregiver and founder of The Caregiver Space. After six years of caring for her late husband and mother-in-law she conceived of an online support space all caregivers could come to. Adrienne holds a BFA from Boston University. She founded AYA Creative in 1982, an award winning graphic design, marketing and advertising company. Her design training has helped shape the website and her personal and professional experience continues to inform and influence the caregiver centric support experience she has created at The Caregiver Space.

Young woman holding affectionately her mother, both are smiling happily, with copy space

What is a Caregiver?

“Hello. I’m calling from the emergency room at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Steve has been in a motorcycle accident…


The do-nothing dilemma

When Judy Refuerzo heard the word ‘carcinoma’, she began considering her treatment options. But two years on, she’s chos…


A Failure to Communicate

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Food Awareness

When did you become aware that “eating properly” was something you were supposed to do? I know that growing up, my mothe…