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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.


By Douglas Flynn / February 12, 2016
BayPath Elder Services and key stakeholders from all sectors of the community are coming together to help create dementia-friendly communities in MetroWest through the Come 2B Dementia Friendly program. Check out Caregiving MetroWest's new section on dementia-friendly communities to learn more.

By Douglas Flynn / February 3, 2016
Home Instead Senior Care is offering free Alzheimer's support groups in their Natick and Northborough locations for anyone who is a caregiver for a loved one with Alzheimer's or other dementias.

By Douglas Flynn / January 21, 2016
Just in time for this week's bitter cold and this weekend's predicted storm, our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A discusses some winter weather advice for caregivers and their loved ones in a conversation with Century Health Services CEO Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN.

By Douglas Flynn / January 19, 2016
Golden Pond Assisted Living in Hopkinton is offering a support group for people caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia.

By Douglas Flynn / January 15, 2016
Golden Pond Assisted Living and the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, in collaboration with Brown University, will be hosting another session of their Dance for Our Aging Population class on Monday, January 25.

By Douglas Flynn / January 13, 2016
The Create A Better Day Cafe, a unique program offering both caregivers of people with Alzheimer's or another dementia and their loved ones a chance for some respite and socialization, will hold its next session on Sunday January 24 at Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services in Marlborough.

By Douglas Flynn / January 5, 2016
Northborough is one of several MetroWest towns looking to make their community "dementia friendly" to help individuals with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia live full and safe lives. An informational meeting on the process and how you can help will be held at the Northborough Senior Center on Jan. 12.

By Douglas Flynn / December 30, 2015
The Sudbury Council on Aging is hosting a six-week Support and Educational Winter Grief Series for those who have suffered the loss of a loved one. The group's first session will be on Jan. 20.

By Douglas Flynn / December 14, 2015
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles blog Q&A, we sit down with AARP Massachusetts State Director Mike Festa to discuss his organization's focus on supporting family caregivers and how AARP is attempting to accomplish that.

By Douglas Flynn / December 11, 2015
In our latest Q&A, the Caregiving Chronicles blog discusses the many issues caregivers can face in caring for a loved one, dealing with relatives and looking after themselves during the holiday season in a conversation with Century Health Services CEO Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN.

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