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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.

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 / December 14, 2015
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles blog Q&A, we sit down with AARP Massachusetts State Director Mike Festa to discuss his organization's focus on supporting family caregivers and how AARP is attempting to accomplish that.

By Douglas Flynn / December 11, 2015
In our latest Q&A, the Caregiving Chronicles blog discusses the many issues caregivers can face in caring for a loved one, dealing with relatives and looking after themselves during the holiday season in a conversation with Century Health Services CEO Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN.

By Douglas Flynn / December 4, 2015
The ClearPath Hoarding Task Force will be starting a new support group for hoarders in January, meeting twice a month at the Hudson Senior Center.

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.

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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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