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Caregiving Chronicles

News and analysis on caregiving topics in MetroWest and beyond.

Caregiving Chronicles


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.

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By Douglas Flynn / April 8, 2015
The MetroWest Alzheimer's Partnership will host author Greg O'Brien for "Learn How to Build a Better Day" on Saturday, April 11 at the Callahan Center in Framingham. O'Brien will discuss his book, On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer's.

By Douglas Flynn / April 1, 2015
HESSCO will be offering a free six-week session of the Powerful Tools for Caregivers course this spring in Walpole. The sessions are designed to provide family caregivers with the skills needed to take care of themselves as well as their loved ones.

By Douglas Flynn / March 27, 2015
Wellist, a new Boston-based online resource, offers information and extensive listings of services of use to caregivers throughout the Greater Boston area, including a number of MetroWest communities.

By Douglas Flynn / March 16, 2015
In the latest edition of the Caregiving Chronicles Q&A series, Judith Boyko of Century Health Systems discusses the importance of managing the medications you and your loved ones take and strategies for how best to do that.

By Douglas Flynn / March 13, 2015
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 March 22 at Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services in Marlborough.

By Douglas Flynn / March 10, 2015
Golden Pond in Hopkinton will host a series of lectures on chronic pain self-management Mondays in March, as well as a presentation on veterans' benefits on Saturday, March 21.

By Douglas Flynn / March 6, 2015
AFC Case Manager Scott Dean sits down with the Caregiving Chronicles blog to discuss BayPath's new Adult Family Care Program in our latest Q&A.

By Douglas Flynn / March 5, 2015
A new AARP survey shows strong desire to see Congress improve the resources available to family caregivers, but federal funding is headed in the opposite direction.

By Douglas Flynn / February 27, 2015
SOAR 55 is launching a Caregiver Coach Program, providing trained mentors to help area caregivers navigate the challenge role of caring for a loved one.

By Douglas Flynn / February 20, 2015
Golden Pond Assisted Living in Hopkinton is offering a free six-week program in March on chronic pain self-management for adults living with or caring for someone with chronic pain.

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Caregiving MetroWest is a no-cost program of BayPath Elder Services, Inc. and was made possible in part by grants from the MetroWest Health Foundation.

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