top of page

Meet Gary the Founder of The Caregiver Foundation

| Season 4 | Episode 4 |

In this episode: Gary Powell, executive director of The Caregiver Foundation, shared about his beginning years as a caregiver for his grandfather, as well as his mission to support caregivers and individuals needing care through a variety of services.

Evan’s latest news segment covered that Veterans Affairs announced that all expulsions from the department’s caregiver support program will be halted while officials re-evaluate new eligibility criteria. This threatens monthly support stipends for thousands of families.

Savy shared that Gimme a Break is hosting the first annual Caregiver Expo right here on Oahu! There will be nearly 30 vendors, live music, giveaways and a pause & pamper session.

Recommended Resources:

  • The Caregiver Foundation - From producing educational materials and resources to assuming daily money management (bill-paying) tasks, to providing speakers for seminars and meetings and overseeing major restoration cleaning, TCF works hard to provide caregivers the resources they need to survive their journey and “help those you love”.

  • Caregiver Health Club - The online weight loss program for caregivers. Our mission is to help 10,000 caregivers prevent type-2 diabetes through a simple and stress-free approach to self-care, nutrition, and fitness.

  • Gimme a Break - Non profit for caregivers aiming to bring back joy to caregiving, weekly support sessions offering caregivers a chance to relax, renew, resource and revive - Register or register a caregiver for a break.

  • Givers Guides Magazine - The complete caregiver resource guide. Get your first issue today, as 100% of all profits are donated to support Gimme A Break.


  • Evan Kharrazi - founder of Caregiver Health Club and certified Type 2 Diabetes Health Coach

  • Savy Makalena - founder of Gimme a Break and Givers Guides

Connect with the Caring Caregiver Show:


bottom of page