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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 DebraMcDonagh / November 27, 2019
Thanksgiving is a day when many younger people (and some of us older folx) take a deep breath over a second helping of dessert - and - come out to the whole family.  If you are considering this, there is a lot of support, love, and advice packed into this post by Julie Nowak, LGBTQ+ Initiative Coordinator for BayPath Elder Services, Inc.

By DebraMcDonagh / November 20, 2019
Sometimes holidays add pressure.  But, breaking tradition can yield positive results, especially for a busy Family Caregiver.

By DebraMcDonagh / November 20, 2019
For the 12th year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the 2019 Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past eleven years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver more than 2.2 million meals nationwide to seniors in need.

By DebraMcDonagh / November 14, 2019
The Money Management program operates with 87 volunteers, who provide approximately 180 hours of service each month. BayPath recently had the opportunity to speak with Bob Zimmerman, a retired physicist, and engineer, who has been a volunteer with the money management program for several years.

By DebraMcDonagh / October 21, 2019
Our new monthly luncheon for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender older adults and their allies and friends. All are welcome!!

By DebraMcDonagh / October 7, 2019
Pathways Café: a new monthly luncheon for LGBTQ+ older adults and allies. Held on the third Tuesday of each month, beginning on October 15. The meals will be served in the Epicurean Room , a restaurant run by the students and faculty at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School.

By DebraMcDonagh / October 7, 2019
Co-sponsored by Senator Karen Spilka, MetroWest Medical Center and the MetroWest Health Foundation, the Senior Fair offers a variety of workshops and presentations about senior health programs, benefits and wellness activities. Representatives from local health care and elder services organizations will share information on services and opportunities in MetroWest.

By Douglas Flynn / October 2, 2019
The Natick Community-Senior Center is offering a 6-week Powerful Tools for Caregivers workshop, starting October 10.

By Douglas Flynn / October 1, 2019
Metro Community Development Corp of Marlborough, through it's ClearPath Program, is offering two seminars in October on how to down size and live clutter free.

By DebraMcDonagh / September 23, 2019
Each year, 3 million older people are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries. Learn how you can prevent falls and feel more confident with your balance and agility levels.

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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.