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Caregiving Chronicles

News and analysis on caregiving topics in MetroWest and beyond.

Caregiving Chronicles


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 28, 2016
The Sudbury Senior Center will be offering a bereavement support group in the coming months, beginning January 9 and running through June 12.

By Douglas Flynn / October 21, 2016
In our latest Q&A, the Caregiving Chronicles blog discusses the need for caregivers to make sure they are caring for themselves as well as their loved ones with Century Health Systems CEO Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN, who also offers some strategies and advice for how best to do that.

By Douglas Flynn / October 19, 2016
Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston is offering a new horticultural therapy project each week in a unique program intended to give people with Alzheimer's disease or dementia and their caregivers a fun and mentally stimulating activity.

By Douglas Flynn / October 19, 2016
Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services will be offering new sessions at two memory cafes in the coming weeks. The Create A Better Day Cafe will hold its next session on Sunday, October 23 at Pleasantries in Marlborough. The Caring Cafe will hold its next session at the Sudbury Senior Center on Friday, November 4. These cafes are unique programs offering both caregivers of people with Alzheimer's or another dementia and their loved ones a chance for some respite and socialization.

By Douglas Flynn / October 17, 2016
The Callahan Center will host an educational forum featuring Dr. Paul Raia on Saturday, November 5 in Framingham.

By Douglas Flynn / October 14, 2016
The Callahan Center in Framingham is hosting "Aging in MetroWest: What Every Caregiver and Senior Should Know About Community Resources" on Tuesday, October 18.

By Douglas Flynn / October 7, 2016
On Thursday, Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a spending bill that included $3.78 million for home care services for Massachusetts seniors. Those funds should end the wait list for home care services that had been implemented on September 1.

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