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Self care is not selfish

Information, training and tips that help you STAY HEALTHY AS A FAMILY CAREGIVER!

Physical self-care.
Tips on finding the time to eat well, rest, keep doctors’ appointments, exercise. 

Mental well-being.
How to avoid burnout by reducing stress, fatigue, anxiety, guilt, loneliness.

Spiritual fitness.
Ways to help yourself believe that you are enough, you're doing the best you can, and it is ok to ask for help.


 

Health Conditions, General, Information, Health Awareness

October 4th-8th is Malnutrition Awareness Week™ (MAW). »

Guest Post from our Dietitian/Nutritionist, Traci Robidoux, RD, LDN

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Tips on "lightening your load" so you can better manage your day. »

How does one lighten their load when they work a full-time job, have kids, a partner, care for an aging loved one, and maybe even a pet? We share a tip...

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September is Healthy Aging Month! »

Healthy Aging Month , a nationwide observance dedicated to empowering adults 45 and older by promoting the positive features of aging.

Health Conditions, General, Self Care, Information, Health Awareness

New focus for the Wellness Wall »

Our Wellness Wall now has a new look and a new focus: Self-care is NOT Selfish. Check back often for regular posts and updates focused on STAYING HEALTHY AS A FAMILY CAREGIVER!

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July is UV Safety Awareness Month. »

The sun offers health benefits as well as some health concerns. Learn how to get the best from your time in the sun while minimizing potential risks.

Health Conditions, Seasonal, General, Self Care, Information, Health Awareness

How to beat the heat »

Finding a cooling center and other ways to beat an unexpected heatwave.

Health Conditions, General, Information, Health Awareness

Arthritis Awareness Month »

Arthritis is one of the most widespread health conditions in the United States. It affects about one in four adults overall. That’s over 54 million men and women.

Health Conditions, General, Self Care

Breaking bad health habits caused by stress »

During the pandemic, a lot of us faced more stress than ever, especially . It is common to seek instant gratification and develop less than healthy habits. But as easy as these habits are to slip int...

Health Conditions, Seasonal, General, Self Care

March 11 is World Kidney Day - an organ we do not give a lot of thought to that serves an important role in our health! »

37 million Americans have chronic kidney disease (CKD) and most are undiagnosed.  Click to learn about your kidney health. >>

Health Conditions, Seasonal, General, Self Care

Join The American Heart Association for Wear Red for Women Day »

National Wear Red Day ® Wear red to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and save lives.

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BayPath Elder Services, Inc

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.