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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 / November 30, 2015
There's just one week remaining in the Medicare open enrollment period, so don't delay in reviewing your options for coverage before the Dec. 7 deadline.

By Douglas Flynn / November 20, 2015
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, the blog speaks with Brian Harvey of Harvey Home Modifications in Wayland about preparing your home or the home of a loved one for the immediate needs of the upcoming winter and the long-term considerations for adapting a home for an older adult or person with a disability.

By Douglas Flynn / November 13, 2015
The Sudbury Senior Center is hosting a workshop, "Coping with Grief and Loss During the Holidays" on Monday, Dec. 14.

By Douglas Flynn / November 12, 2015
Caregiving MetroWest expresses our gratitude to EMC's Caregivers Employee Circle, which has presented us with a generous donation to help us continue to provide needed information, resources and support to family caregivers in MetroWest and beyond.

By Douglas Flynn / November 10, 2015
The Hudson Senior Center will host a free, interactive event for people affected by dementia and their caregivers. "Meet Me at the Movies ... and Make Memories!" will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

By Douglas Flynn / November 6, 2015
Wellist, a free Boston-based online resource helping caregivers find the services they need, has expanded its directory to cover all of MetroWest and is offering a special incentive for caregivers to try Wellist during National Family Caregivers Month.

By Douglas Flynn / November 6, 2015
The Constance Rose House in Wayland is offering a new dementia support group that will meet monthly on the second Thursday of each month, starting on Nov. 12.

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 / November 4, 2015
The Sudbury Senior Center will host another session of its Caring Cafe on Monday, November 9. All caregivers and the loved ones they are caring for are invited to attend for an enjoyable experience in a supportive and accepting environment.

By Douglas Flynn / November 4, 2015
The MetroWest Alzheimer's Partnership and the Alzheimer's Association Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter will host an educational forum for caregivers, families and professionals called "Ageless Grace: Timeless Fitness for Mind and Body for People with Dementia" at the Callahan Center in Framingham on Saturday, Nov. 7.

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