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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 / October 10, 2017
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, we discuss the benefits and concerns of pet ownership and pet therapy for older adults and caregivers with Juanita Allen Kingsley of the Natick VNA.

By Douglas Flynn / August 24, 2017
In our latest Q&A, we discuss the importance of keeping a loved one who has Alzheimer's or another form of dementia engaged in activities and some of the ways to do that with Juanita Allen Kingsley of Century Health Systems.

By Douglas Flynn / July 7, 2017
In the latest edition of our Caregiving Chronicles Q&A series, we speak with Traci Robidoux, RD, LND, the Dietitian and Nutritionist at BayPath Elder Services, Inc., about what older adults and caregivers should know about nutrition and dementia.

By Douglas Flynn / June 8, 2017
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, we discuss the increasing number of men taking on family caregiving roles, some of the unique issues faced by male caregivers and some strategies for male caregivers to deal with the stress and toll they may face in caring for a loved one. Providing insight is Juanita Allen Kingsley, who is the Director of Business Development for Century Health Systems.

By Douglas Flynn / May 22, 2017
In our latest Q&A, we discuss the importance of good communication for caregivers and some strategies to improve communication between caregivers and the loved one they are caring for, as well as other members of the family or friends with Juanita Allen Kingsley, the Director of Business Development for Century Health Systems.

By Douglas Flynn / April 12, 2017
In our latest Q&A, we discuss what new caregivers need to know about patient choice 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 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 / January 18, 2017
In our latest Q&A, we discuss long-distance caregiving and some of the ways you can help your loved one from afar, some of the challenges you may face and what you should do to best care for a loved one from a distance with Century Health Systems CEO Judith Boyko.

By Douglas Flynn / December 15, 2016
In our latest Q&A, the Caregiving Chronicles blog discusses some of the issues caregivers may face during the holiday season, particularly if they are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. Providing insight and some helpful links to further information is Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN, who has served as the CEO of Century Health Systems since it was established in 2001.

By Douglas Flynn / October 21, 2016
In our latest Q&A, the Caregiving Chronicles blog discusses the need for caregivers to make sure they are caring for themselves as well as their loved ones with Century Health Systems CEO Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN, who also offers some strategies and advice for how best to do that.

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Caregiving MetroWest was made possible in part by grants from the MetroWest Health Foundation.