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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 / May 27, 2021
Some 2 million older adults age 65 plus have reported they didn’t have enough to eat in the last seven days. This article from the Food Research & Action Center explains more and also offers solutions.

By DebraMcDonagh / May 26, 2021
Transportation is available to sites set up with the COVID Equity initiative, such as churches, local pharmacies, and mass vaccination sites.

By DebraMcDonagh / May 19, 2021
The Alzheimer's Association offers many webinars to help Caregivers and those with a form of dementia, learn more about the disease, and how to improve coping skills. We have listed a few upcoming webinars.

By DebraMcDonagh / April 23, 2021
The new Outpatient Rehab offers a broad range of state of the art, high quality rehabilitation services to help senior patients achieve the highest levels of health, strength, functioning and independence possible after surgery, joint replacement, neurological disorder, illness, or injury.

By DebraMcDonagh / April 9, 2021
Free training for a small group of unpaid caregivers in Westborough. Training aims to strengthen resilience while facing the mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

By DebraMcDonagh / April 7, 2021
Alcoholism, like many addictions, still faces stigma and shame for the individual who is suffering. This can change, learn how. >>

By DebraMcDonagh / March 19, 2021
All proposed programs must address those service categories mandated by the Older Americans Act that target minority and lower-income older adults.

By DebraMcDonagh / February 11, 2021
As of 2/11/21, if you are assisting a MA resident 75+ to their COVID-19 vaccine appointment, you can also make an appointment to get vaccinated. Appointments must be on the same day at one of the MA mass vaccination sites.

By DebraMcDonagh / January 26, 2021
Caring for a loved one with dementia? This training series is for active caregivers of a loved one with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia.

By DebraMcDonagh / December 21, 2020
Running through January 30, 2021. A virtual group of 10-12 of your fellow caregivers with guided discussion of your reactions to the pandemic, and strategies on coping skills and ways to manage stress.

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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.

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