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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 / April 20, 2018
If you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, there are some educational events upcoming in the area that could be helpful.

By Douglas Flynn / April 6, 2018
Blaire House of Milford's recently expanded Adult Day Health Center is offering a free educational event for people with memory issues or those caring for them on May 3.

By Douglas Flynn / March 15, 2018
A Brighter Day Memory Cafe will hold its final meeting at Heritage at Framingham on Sunday, March 18 before moving to a new day and location in April. Starting on April 19, the Cafe will move to Temple Beth Am in Framingham and will be held on the third Thursday of each month.

By Douglas Flynn / March 9, 2018
For the last several years, the Hudson Senior Center has been offering DayBreak, a social day program providing respite for caregivers every Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Now, funded in part by a grant from the MetroWest Health Foundation, the program will be offered in Northborough and Marlborough as well.

By Douglas Flynn / March 8, 2018
Whitney Place at Natick is offering a free workshop for caregivers on Wednesday, March 28. “The Right Stuff: A Caregiver’s Personalized Toolkit” will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. that evening, with light refreshments and a presentation by Diane Tonelli, the clinical director of SALMON Health and Retirement’s Tapestry Program for Memory Care.

By Douglas Flynn / March 5, 2018
The Massachusetts/New Hampshire chapter of the Alzheimer's Association is seeking volunteers to fill the roles of Dementia Ambassadors.

By Douglas Flynn / February 14, 2018
YWCA Central Massachusetts, in partnership with Fallon Health and Summit Eldercare, is offering "Couples Teamwork," a seven-week workshop series for couples dealing with chronic illness beginning on March 3.

By Douglas Flynn / February 2, 2018
Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services is offering an Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar for professionals interested in becoming certified dementia practitioners on Feb. 9 in Wellesley and March 16 in Marlborough.

By Douglas Flynn / December 19, 2017
The latest offering of our Savvy Caregiver training workshop held its sixth and final class on December 11, with nine more area caregivers successfully completing the class at the Sudbury Senior Center.

By Douglas Flynn / December 14, 2017
COME 2 B Dementia Friendly Marlborough, the Marlborough Council on Aging and Welly's Restaurant are bringing a new memory cafe to Marlborough in January. The Time Out Cafe will meet on the third Sunday of every other month and offers caregivers and their loved ones with dementia an opportunity to socialize in a supportive environment.

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