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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 / 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.

By Douglas Flynn / October 14, 2015
The Sudbury Council on Aging and Hearthstone Alzheimer Care will host a free Alzheimer's training session on Monday, Nov. 2 featuring the award-winning "I'm Still Here" approach.

By Douglas Flynn / September 29, 2015
BayPath Executive Director Christine Alessandro and a contingent of key figures in the project to create dementia-friendly communities in Marlborough, Hudson and Northborough recently traveled to Minnesota to learn first-hand how to successfully implement such a plan.

By Douglas Flynn / September 23, 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 Sunday September 27 at Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services in Marlborough.

By Douglas Flynn / September 21, 2015
In our latest Q&A, the Caregiving Chronicles blog learns about the issues faced by "sandwich generation" caregivers who are caring for both their own children and for aging parents in a conversation with Century Health Services CEO Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN.

By Douglas Flynn / September 16, 2015
In our latest Q&A session, the Caregiving Chronicles Blog sits down with SOAR 55 Director Jan Latorre-Stiller to discuss her organization's Caregiver Support Volunteer Program, which offers one-on-one support for local family caregivers from trained volunteers.

By Douglas Flynn / September 4, 2015
HESSCO's annual Caregiver Day of R&R headlines a busy month of activities for MetroWest caregivers. Check out all the upcoming events.

By Douglas Flynn / August 28, 2015
Anyone caring for a loved one at home with memory challenges is invited to attend a free workshop entitled "The Glass Is Half Full" on Friday, Sept. 11 at the Marlborough Senior Center.

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The BayPath Family Caregiver Support Program and CaregivingMetroWest.org has been made possible by funding from the Older Americans Act as granted by Executive Office of Elder Affairs. Participants may make a voluntary donation toward the cost of this federally funded service. Click here for more information.

CaregivingMetroWest.org was originally made possible, in part, by generous grants from the MetroWest Health Foundation. Additional funding support was graciously donated by Avidia Bank from 2018 – 2021.

Thank you, MetroWest Health Foundation and Avidia Bank, for enabling BayPath Elder Services to provide support and resources to family caregivers.