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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 / September 3, 2019
Three educational workshops from the Alzheimer Association in the MetroWest area starting in October.

By DebraMcDonagh / August 7, 2019
If you are caring for someone with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia, you may feel overwhelmed or uncertain as to the best approaches to use when caring for someone suffering from this disease. Since time is always an issue for a caregiver, we wanted to share that the Alzheimer's Association offers 14 FREE Courses that you can take ONLINE at any time.

By DebraMcDonagh / May 30, 2019
Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease. Tuesday June 4th

By DebraMcDonagh / April 3, 2019
Helpful tips on beginning your caregiving journey

By Douglas Flynn / May 22, 2017
In our latest Q&A, we discuss the importance of good communication for caregivers and some strategies to improve communication between caregivers and the loved one they are caring for, as well as other members of the family or friends with Juanita Allen Kingsley, the Director of Business Development for Century Health Systems.

By Douglas Flynn / February 8, 2017
The Alzheimer's Association will hold an education forum on "Effective Communication Strategies for People with Dementia" at Pleasantries Adult Day Services in Marlborough on February 28. Learn about how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer's, how to learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and how to identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.

By Douglas Flynn / December 8, 2016
The Alzheimer's Association will hold an education forum on "Effective Communication Strategies for People with Dementia" at Heritage at Framingham Senior Living on January 5. Learn about how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer's, how to learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and how to identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.

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.

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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.