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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. 

Health Conditions, Seasonal, General, Self Care

Stay on your feet this winter! »

Simple tips that Caregivers can employ to help your elder loved ones reduce the risk of falling during the slippery winter months.

Health Conditions, Seasonal, General

January is Thyroid Awareness Month »

More than 12 percent of the U.S. population will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime. An estimated 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease. Up to 60 percent o...

Health Conditions, General, Self Care, COVID-19

Keeping your loved one safe during a visit from a Home Care Worker »

What to expect when your Home Care Worker visits your loved one at home and how to protect your identity and well-being During the pandemic or at any time,.

Health Conditions, Seasonal, General, Technology, Self Care

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

Health Conditions, General

Journaling for Caregivers »

Taking just a few minutes every day to write down your thoughts and emotions can offer therapeutic benefits.  

Health Conditions, General

What is self-care and why is it so important? »

Caregiver Specialist, Karen Trilligan, explains what self-care means and why it is so important to fit it into you daily routine. 

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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.