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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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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. 

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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...

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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...

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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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Journaling for Caregivers »

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

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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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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.  

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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 ...

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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.

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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.

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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.