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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 / December 30, 2016
The Alzheimer's Association of Massachusetts/New Hampshire is offering a number of educational events in Framingham, Millis, Milford and Marlborough in the coming months.

By Douglas Flynn / December 29, 2016
The Alzheimer's Association Massachusetts/New Hampshire is hosting an Introduction to Mindfulness Education program on Tuesday, January 17 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Alzheimer's Association office in Watertown.

By Douglas Flynn / December 20, 2016
Two of the area's memory cafes have some scheduling notes for the upcoming meetings. The Create A Better Day Cafe in Marlborough will note be meeting in December due to the Christmas holiday, while the Comfort Food Caring Cafe in Sudbury will now meet on the fourth Monday of each month, starting on January 23 from 12-2 p.m.

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 / December 15, 2016
Anyone caring for a loved one at home with memory challenges is invited to attend a free workshop entitled "The Glass Is Half Full" on Thursday, January 19 at the Callahan Center in Framingham.

By Douglas Flynn / December 12, 2016
Just in time for the holiday season, family caregivers in Massachusetts received some good news on Monday, as Governor Charlie Baker signed the Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act into law.

By Douglas Flynn / December 8, 2016
The Alzheimer's Association will hold an education forum on "Effective Communication Strategies for People with Dementia" at Heritage at Framingham Senior Living on January 5. Learn about how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer's, how to learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and how to identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.

By Douglas Flynn / December 1, 2016
The Ashland Senior Center is introducing a new program, "TWO TOGETHER," designed to help seniors with memory issues to enjoy conversation and activities offered at the senior center with a trained volunteer to accompany them.

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