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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 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.

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.

By Douglas Flynn / October 16, 2015
State Representative Kate Hogan and the Commission on the Status of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren will host an informational event for grandparents raising grandchildren on Friday, October 23 from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Hudson Senior Center.

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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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BayPath Elder Services, Inc.'s Family Caregiver Support Program and Caregiving MetroWest are grateful for the generous support of our community partner, Avidia Bank, which helps us continue to give area family caregivers the information, resources and support they need.