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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 / January 15, 2016
Golden Pond Assisted Living and the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, in collaboration with Brown University, will be hosting another session of their Dance for Our Aging Population class on Monday, January 25.

By Douglas Flynn / January 13, 2016
The Create A Better Day Cafe, a unique program offering both caregivers of people with Alzheimer's or another dementia and their loved ones a chance for some respite and socialization, will hold its next session on Sunday January 24 at Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services in Marlborough.

By Douglas Flynn / January 5, 2016
Northborough is one of several MetroWest towns looking to make their community "dementia friendly" to help individuals with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia live full and safe lives. An informational meeting on the process and how you can help will be held at the Northborough Senior Center on Jan. 12.

By Douglas Flynn / December 30, 2015
The Sudbury Council on Aging is hosting a six-week Support and Educational Winter Grief Series for those who have suffered the loss of a loved one. The group's first session will be on Jan. 20.

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 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 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.

By Douglas Flynn / October 23, 2015
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, the blog sat down with Hudson Senior Center Director Janice Long, who after some initial doubts quickly became a believer in BayPath's new project to create dementia-friendly communities in Hudson, Marlborough and Northborough.

By Douglas Flynn / October 19, 2015
Family caregivers will be honored at an event at the State House in Boston on Nov. 2 in recognition of National Family Caregivers Month.

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