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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.


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By Douglas Flynn / September 28, 2018
The Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired is seeking volunteers to help blind or visually impaired individuals remain as independent as possible in their homes.

By Douglas Flynn / August 31, 2018
The MetroWest Alzheimer’s Partnership is hosting an interactive program with award-winning journalist Greg O’Brien, author of "On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer’s," on Saturday, October 27 at the Callahan Senior Center in Framingham.

By Douglas Flynn / August 31, 2018
The Natick Community-Senior Center is offering a Powerful Tools for Caregivers course this fall. An information session is scheduled for September 12 at 11:30 a.m., with the six-week class series meeting on Wednesdays from 5:30-7 p.m., beginning October 3.

By Douglas Flynn / August 30, 2018
Hello, everyone! My name is Nina Rosenberg and I’m the new Caregiver Specialist for BayPath Elder Services, and I’ll be managing these posts.

By Douglas Flynn / August 30, 2018
We apologize for the lack of new content on this blog for the last few weeks. We have been undergoing some personnel changes in our Caregiving Department and we needed a little time to get everyone up to speed on all of new roles and duties. But we are eager to introduce Nina Rosenberg as our new Caregiver Specialist and new caretaker of this blog, and we are confident you will find her future posts informative and insightful.

By Douglas Flynn / June 4, 2018
BayPath's LGBT Initiative invites all to join us for a special showing and discussion of the award-winning film "Gen Silent" at Framingham State University on Wednesday, June 13.

By Douglas Flynn / May 29, 2018
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, we discuss depression and how it can affect both older adults ad their caregivers with Juanita Allen Kingsley of the Natick VNA.

By Douglas Flynn / May 25, 2018
The Alzheimer's Association is presenting an educational program for family caregivers called "Safety and Memory Challenges" at Heritage at Framingham Assisted Living on Thursday, June 1.

By Douglas Flynn / May 23, 2018
Area caregivers can receive free training to help care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia in a program presented by Hearthstone Alzheimer Care and the I’m Still Here Foundation in Acton on May 30.

By Douglas Flynn / May 18, 2018
The Seventh Annual Conference for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren is be held on June 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel (181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, MA).

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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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