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News and analysis on caregiving topics in MetroWest and beyond.

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Caregiving Chronicles will present news and analysis on caregiving topics in MetroWest and around the world, in-depth Q&As with experts in fields related to caregiving and updates and announcements about caregiving resources available in MetroWest from CaregivingMetroWest.org Program Director Douglas Flynn.


By Douglas Flynn / March 28, 2017
The Sudbury Senior Center is offering several resources to help people struggling with hoarding or whose loved ones are dealing with hoarding issues, with a presentation on Friday, March 31 and a support group welcoming new members starting on April 7.

By Douglas Flynn / March 23, 2017
West River Hospice is offering a new bereavement support group in Marlborough this spring. "Circle of Healing" is a six-week program meeting each Tuesday from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Marlborough Council on Aging through April 25.

By Douglas Flynn / March 10, 2017
Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services is offering Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminars for professionals interested in becoming certified dementia practitioners.

By Douglas Flynn / March 9, 2017
In our latest Q&A, we discuss what new caregivers need to know with a crash course in caregiving with Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN, who has served as the CEO of Century Health Systems since it was established in 2001.

By Douglas Flynn / March 8, 2017
The MetroWest Alzheimer's Partnership, in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter will offer a free forum on “Continued Conversations about Dementia,” on Saturday, April 1 beginning at the Marlborough Senior Center.

By Douglas Flynn / March 6, 2017
Check out our Additional Resources section for updated information on unique services to help caregivers, including recent entries on Senior Move Managers and Independent Living Centers.

By Douglas Flynn / February 24, 2017
As part of Hudson's involvement in the COME 2 B Dementia Friendly, the Hudson Police Department, along with the Hudson Health Department and the Hudson Senior Center, has created a registry to help identify a loved one in the event that they become disoriented or lost.

By Douglas Flynn / February 16, 2017
A Brighter Day Brunch Cafe will be held on Sundays March 19, April 9 and May 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Heritage at Framingham (747 Water Street, Framingham, MA).

By Douglas Flynn / February 16, 2017
Heritage at Framingham is holding an "Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Impairment Presentation" on Tuesday, February 28 at 1 p.m.

By Douglas Flynn / February 15, 2017
The Create a Better Day Cafe in Marlborough and the Comfort Food Caring Cafe in Sudbury continue to provide support to those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another dementia, with next sessions set for Feb. 26 and 27, respectively.

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