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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 / September 5, 2014
Framingham-based Advocates, Inc. will begin its latest telephone support group for caregivers of older adults on September 17.

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 / August 21, 2014
Area caregivers can get a chance to relax and recharge at HESSCO's Caregiver Day of R&R on September 23 in Wrentham.

By Douglas Flynn / August 18, 2014
Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN of Century Health Services offers some helpful advice to improve communications between caregivers and their loved ones.

By Douglas Flynn / August 8, 2014
Some lawmakers continue push to strengthen Social Security, including a bill that if passed would provide an earnings credit for family caregivers when calculating future benefits to help make up for wages lost due to caregiving responsibilities.

By Douglas Flynn / July 29, 2014
Site upgrades to CaregivingMetroWest.org have improved page load times while introducing a new format for the interactive glossary.

By Douglas Flynn / July 25, 2014
A look at some of the new online resources for Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers that have been introduced or are being developed.

By Douglas Flynn / July 17, 2014
The stress of caring for a loved one can weigh heavily on family caregivers, but guest contributor Lauren Schiffman discusses ways to avoid burnout.

By Douglas Flynn / July 16, 2014
The Natick Community Senior Center is offering a support group for family caregivers and another for bereavement. Both meet monthly at the center.

By Douglas Flynn / July 8, 2014
Jean Sniffin, RN and Juanita Allen Kingsley from Century Health Systems provide information, insight and helpful tips for caregivers dealing with summer health and safety issues.

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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.