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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 / May 4, 2018
May is shaping up to quite a month for area caregivers looking to learn more about Alzheimer's and related dementias. Check out all of informative events coming up in the next few weeks.

By Douglas Flynn / April 20, 2018
If you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, there are some educational events upcoming in the area that could be helpful.

By Douglas Flynn / April 18, 2018
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, we discuss the impressive rise of memory cafés in MetroWest and throughout the state and the value and benefits caregivers can get from attending these cafés. Providing insight is Tammy Pozerycki, owner of Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services in Marlborough.

By Douglas Flynn / April 6, 2018
Blaire House of Milford's recently expanded Adult Day Health Center is offering a free educational event for people with memory issues or those caring for them on May 3.

By Douglas Flynn / March 15, 2018
A Brighter Day Memory Cafe will hold its final meeting at Heritage at Framingham on Sunday, March 18 before moving to a new day and location in April. Starting on April 19, the Cafe will move to Temple Beth Am in Framingham and will be held on the third Thursday of each month.

By Douglas Flynn / March 12, 2018
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, we discuss the important issues involving sexual activity of older adults with Juanita Allen Kingsley of the Natick VNA.

By Douglas Flynn / March 8, 2018
Whitney Place at Natick is offering a free workshop for caregivers on Wednesday, March 28. “The Right Stuff: A Caregiver’s Personalized Toolkit” will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. that evening, with light refreshments and a presentation by Diane Tonelli, the clinical director of SALMON Health and Retirement’s Tapestry Program for Memory Care.

By Douglas Flynn / March 7, 2018
The Alzheimer's Association is offering a new LGBTQ Phone Support Group is beginning this month, providing help and support to LGBTQ caregivers.

By Douglas Flynn / March 5, 2018
The Massachusetts/New Hampshire chapter of the Alzheimer's Association is seeking volunteers to fill the roles of Dementia Ambassadors.

By Douglas Flynn / March 2, 2018
For many older adults and their caregivers, one of the most daunting challenges they face is finding transportation to get to medical appointments, shopping trips and other travels. While resources still don't meet all of these growing needs, there are ongoing efforts to address the issue and improve existing transportation options, including a new guide from the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center.

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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.