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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 / May 19, 2017
We've upgraded one of the site's most popular and informative features, with a makeover to the Wellness Wall that makes it easier to navigate for caregivers seeking advice and tips from Caregiver Specialist Alicia Rego.

By Douglas Flynn / May 18, 2017
COME 2 B Dementia Friendly Coordinator Susan Longmoore checks in with the Caregiving Chronicles Blog with an update on the community-based program seeking to create dementia-friendly communities in MetroWest. Westborough is wrapping up its survey of community needs, while Ashland is about to start the process with a kickoff meeting on May 23.

By Douglas Flynn / May 12, 2017
The National Institute on Aging, which is part of the National Institutes of Health, has an excellent new resource to share with information for caregivers to help them find the right primary care doctor for the loved one they are caring for.

By Douglas Flynn / May 5, 2017
A Brighter Day Brunch Cafe, one of several recently launched memory cafes in the area, will have a special time for its June meeting at Heritage at Framingham.

By Douglas Flynn / April 28, 2017
BayPath Elder Services invites the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Elder Community and allies to our Jazz Luncheon on May 9 at Assabet Valley High School.

By Douglas Flynn / April 18, 2017
The Northborough Senior Center is hosting a community meeting for the COME 2 B Dementia Friendly initiative on Tuesday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m.

By Douglas Flynn / April 14, 2017
"Living with Loss," a six-week bereavement support group will be held in Acton beginning on May 17. This group is intended for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one within the last year.

By Douglas Flynn / April 12, 2017
In our latest Q&A, we discuss what new caregivers need to know about patient choice with Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN, who has served as the CEO of Century Health Systems since it was established in 2001.

By Douglas Flynn / March 31, 2017
Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services and the Sudbury Senior Center have teamed up to provide support to those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another dementia with a monthly memory café. "The Comfort Food Caring Café" will hold its next session on Monday, April 4.

By Douglas Flynn / March 28, 2017
The Sudbury Senior Center is offering several resources to help people struggling with hoarding or whose loved ones are dealing with hoarding issues, with a presentation on Friday, March 31 and a support group welcoming new members starting on April 7.

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