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News and analysis on caregiving topics in MetroWest and beyond.

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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 / June 17, 2019
Support Groups - For adults age 55 and older have some time changes and a new addition. Here is the full list!

By Douglas Flynn / April 17, 2018
The Framingham Council on Aging will be offering a new evening Caregiver Support Group at the Callahan Center, starting in May.

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 / January 22, 2018
The Low Vision Center is offering a support group for older adults and caregivers dealing with vision impairment issues at the Franklin Senior Center.

By Douglas Flynn / January 17, 2018
The Hopkinton Senior Center is offering a caregiver support group for anyone who helps or assists an elder loved one. The support group provides an opportunity for learning and a space for sharing your concerns with others who are facing similar challenges.

By Douglas Flynn / October 17, 2017
More and more grandparents are raising their grandchildren, which creates its own set of challenges, concerns and issues. There is support available to help you through your caregiving journey, including a support group from the Wayside Youth and Family Support Network for grandparents support group at the Framingham Family Resource Center.

By Douglas Flynn / September 27, 2017
Navigating through the waves of grief after the loss of a loved one can be difficult with its many undercurrents and difficult terrain. A six- or eight-week adult support group is often helpful as you maneuver into this uncharted territory. The West River Hospice Bereavement Program offers support groups that are facilitated by professional staff who understand that some people participate by talking and others by listening.

By Douglas Flynn / July 26, 2017
Natick Human Services is offering an educational program for hoarders and those concerned about them. "Full House: A Hoarder’s Journey" will be held on Wednesday, September 6 at the Natick Community-Senior Center.

By Douglas Flynn / June 12, 2017
The Sharon Adult Center/Council on Aging is running a Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group. Join other grandparents on the third Thursday of each month from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Sharon Adult Center.

By Douglas Flynn / April 14, 2017
"Living with Loss," a six-week bereavement support group will be held in Acton beginning on May 17. This group is intended for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one within the last year.

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Caregiving MetroWest is a no-cost program of BayPath Elder Services, Inc. and was made possible in part by grants from the MetroWest Health Foundation.

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BayPath Elder Services, Inc.'s Family Caregiver Support Program and Caregiving MetroWest are grateful for the generous support of our community partner, Avidia Bank, which helps us continue to give area family caregivers the information, resources and support they need.