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

Dementia, Health Conditions, General

Part II: Engaging activities for you and a loved one with Alzheimer’s and Dementia »

Activities that keep your loved ones, especially those with Alzheimer’s and dementia, engaged in social activities.  

Dementia, Health Conditions, General, Recipes

Engaging activities for you and a loved one with Alzheimer’s and Dementia »

Seniors living with a form of dementia, often struggle to find activities that help them feel productive, capable and relaxed.   This post provides many options that are stimulating for your ...

Dementia, General

Shhh…..let’s all get some much needed sleep! »

People with Alzheimer’s frequently have trouble falling and staying asleep during bedtime hours.  Getting a good night’s sleep can be even harder  for their caregivers... 

Dementia, General, Technology

Meet Alexa! »

A smart speaker can be a great sense of security, a companion, fun and interactive device for someone who may be isolated.

Dementia, Health Conditions

In the News »

A new article highlights the benefits of focusing on what the remaining strengths and abilities of a loved one with dementia rather than the losses and what they CANNOT do anymore.

Dementia, Health Conditions, General

Around the Purple Table »

When you care for a loved one with dementia, hearing or vision problems, PTSD or another debilitating condition it may be scary or seem impossible to go out to eat at a restaurant.

Dementia, General

Don't Forget the Music »

Our bodies, even with dementia, can feel. Extensive neuroscience research has been done on music and memory with outstanding findings. 

Dementia, General

Memory Cafe's on the Rise »

Memory cafe's are giving caregivers and their loved ones a place to go to connect with others and enjoy some time... together.

Dementia, General

Brain Health »

“When people keep their minds active, their thinking skills are less likely to decline, medical research shows. So games, puzzles, and other types of brain training may help slow memory loss and othe...

Dementia, General

Non-Pharmacological Interventions »

I think sometimes, with all of the doctor’s visits, tests, screenings and medications, we forget the impact of engagements, connections and emotions on a person living with dementia and their quality...

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The BayPath Family Caregiver Support Program and CaregivingMetroWest.org has been made possible by funding from the Older Americans Act as granted by Executive Office of Elder Affairs. Participants may make a voluntary donation toward the cost of this federally funded service. Click here for more information.

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.