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Caregiving Chronicles

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 / November 5, 2015
In our latest Q&A, the Caregiving Chronicles blog learns about the issues faced and strategies that can be used by caregivers who are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another dementia in a conversation with Century Health Services CEO Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN.

By Douglas Flynn / October 31, 2014
Heritage at Framingham Senior Living Community is offering informational events in the coming weeks covering downsizing and selling a house and learning the differences between inpatient and outpatient status.

By Douglas Flynn / October 21, 2014
Depression is a serious, but often misunderstood, medical condition affecting many older adults and caregivers. In our latest Q&A, Pamela Fishman, a social worker at the Natick VNA, addresses some of the key issues surrounding this illness.

By Douglas Flynn / October 10, 2014
Family caregivers caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's have new sources of support, with the Alzheimer's Association offering a free "Care Consultation" program and Hearthstone Alzheimer Care offering free trainings in the "I'm Still Here" approach to caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's at home.

By Douglas Flynn / July 25, 2014
A look at some of the new online resources for Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers that have been introduced or are being developed.

By Douglas Flynn / July 8, 2014
Jean Sniffin, RN and Juanita Allen Kingsley from Century Health Systems provide information, insight and helpful tips for caregivers dealing with summer health and safety issues.

By Douglas Flynn / May 21, 2014
Local elder law attorney Arthur Bergeron's three-part educational seminar on Alzheimer's disease continues in Hopkinton, Westborough and Northborough.

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