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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 / April 13, 2016
Philips Lifeline is hosting a meet and greet, workshop and book signing for area seniors and caregivers featuring Emmy Award winning TV host and author Leeza Gibbons on Thursday, April 14. The event, "Find Your Voice at Any Age," will focus discussion around overcoming obstacles and sharing stories of aging.

By Douglas Flynn / April 12, 2016
Tax Day is fast approaching. A new bill, the Credit for Caring Act, introduced by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, fellow Democrat Michael Bennett and Republicans Joni Ernst and Kelly Ayotte won't help this year, but could help ease some of the financial burden on caregivers in future years if it is passed.

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 / September 25, 2014
The latest entry in the Caregiving Chronicles blog Q&A series features nurses from the Natick VNA discussing the questions caregivers should ask before, during and after their loved one's visit to the doctor.

By Douglas Flynn / August 29, 2014
Golden Pond Assisted Living in Hopkinton is offering "A Night of Pampering for Caregivers" on September 26.

By Douglas Flynn / May 27, 2014
CaregivingMetroWest.org was created try to to ease the burden for the growing ranks of area caregivers.

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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.