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Thoughts, tips and tactics for caregivers

  Through 'The Wellness Wall', our Caregiver Specialists offer caregivers support, encouragement, tips and information that support your family caregiving journey. 

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September is Healthy Aging® Month »

The mission behind “September is Healthy Aging® Month” is to draw attention to the importance of healthy lifestyles for adults, 45-plus. This creates a second time during the year in addition to “May...

Health Conditions, Seasonal, General

August is National Immunization Awareness Month »

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is an annual observance held in August to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. 

Health Conditions, General, Self Care

As a family caregiver, how are you coping with stress and staying healthy during the COVID-19 Crisis? »

Caring for an aging family member or friend can be very difficult and overwhelming at times, especially now with the added restrictions of the Coronavirus Pandemic. We have developed straight forward...

Health Conditions, General, Self Care

Staying Healthy & Active while staying at Home »

Exercise is key to healthy aging to help strengthen your immune system and maintain physical fitness.  While we shelter in place (stay at home) there are many ways to stay active. Virtual exercise cl...

Health Conditions, General, Self Care

Tips for taking care of yourself and learn how to make yourself a priority!  »

When a caregiver is in poor health, it can lead to more hospitalizations and earlier placement in a long-term facility for the person receiving care

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Be mindful of critical self-talk »

How to treat yourself like someone you love!

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Holidays and Caregiving »

10 Tips for Caregivers During the Holidays

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The correlation between stress and sleep »

Why does sleep often prove elusive when you are stressed? This wellness tip provides the science behind a good night's sleep and how you can stop counting sheep and have a more restful sleep.

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Grandparents raising Grandchildren - there are many programs and resources to help you on this journey »

If you are over 55 and have suddenly found yourself  in the role of caregiver to a child under 18, find out what programs and support are available to you

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How to make time for self-care »

If you find yourself overwhelmed or burnt out, just take a deep breath and think about what activities you used to indulge in before you became a caregiver and then try these tips for figuring out ho...

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BayPath Elder Services, Inc

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.