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Caregiving Chronicles

News and analysis on caregiving topics in MetroWest and beyond.

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Caregiving Chronicles will present news and analysis on caregiving topics in MetroWest and around the world, in-depth Q&As with experts in fields related to caregiving and updates and announcements about caregiving resources available in MetroWest from CaregivingMetroWest.org Program Director Douglas Flynn.


By Douglas Flynn / April 20, 2018
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, we discuss the important issues involving the financial exploitation of older adults, what caregivers should know about it and how to prevent it with Juanita Allen Kingsley of the Natick VNA.

By Douglas Flynn / April 20, 2018
If you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, there are some educational events upcoming in the area that could be helpful.

By Douglas Flynn / April 18, 2018
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, we discuss the impressive rise of memory cafés in MetroWest and throughout the state and the value and benefits caregivers can get from attending these cafés. Providing insight is Tammy Pozerycki, owner of Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services in Marlborough.

By Douglas Flynn / April 17, 2018
The Framingham Council on Aging will be offering a new evening Caregiver Support Group at the Callahan Center, starting in May.

By Douglas Flynn / April 6, 2018
Blaire House of Milford's recently expanded Adult Day Health Center is offering a free educational event for people with memory issues or those caring for them on May 3.

By Douglas Flynn / March 27, 2018
While Caregiving MetroWest focuses primarily on caring for older adults, caregivers - and care recipients - come in all shapes and sizes, and especially in all ages. March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, and before we close out this month we wanted to be sure to share some resources for those caring for a child or adult with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

By Douglas Flynn / March 15, 2018
A Brighter Day Memory Cafe will hold its final meeting at Heritage at Framingham on Sunday, March 18 before moving to a new day and location in April. Starting on April 19, the Cafe will move to Temple Beth Am in Framingham and will be held on the third Thursday of each month.

By Douglas Flynn / March 12, 2018
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, we discuss the important issues involving sexual activity of older adults with Juanita Allen Kingsley of the Natick VNA.

By Douglas Flynn / March 9, 2018
For the last several years, the Hudson Senior Center has been offering DayBreak, a social day program providing respite for caregivers every Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Now, funded in part by a grant from the MetroWest Health Foundation, the program will be offered in Northborough and Marlborough as well.

By Douglas Flynn / March 8, 2018
Whitney Place at Natick is offering a free workshop for caregivers on Wednesday, March 28. “The Right Stuff: A Caregiver’s Personalized Toolkit” will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. that evening, with light refreshments and a presentation by Diane Tonelli, the clinical director of SALMON Health and Retirement’s Tapestry Program for Memory Care.

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