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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 / December 10, 2014
Sudbury Senior Center is hosting an event called "Coping with Grief and the Holidaze" on Wednesday, Dec. 17.

By Douglas Flynn / December 10, 2014
In the latest edition of the Caregiving Chronicles, Century Health Systems CEO Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN, discusses what caregivers should know about advance directives.

By Douglas Flynn / December 5, 2014
Winter's official start doesn't come until later this month, but the cold weather has already arrived. Learn about the preparations caregivers should make to keep their loved ones safe throughout the winter.

By Douglas Flynn / November 25, 2014
Caregiving MetroWest acknowledges community support for its effort to bring information, resources and support to local family caregivers.

By Douglas Flynn / November 21, 2014
Pleasantries Adult Day Services in Marlborough will be offering its latest session of the Create A Better Day Cafe on Sunday, Nov. 23 from 1-3 p.m. The Cafe provides a chance for caregivers caring for someone with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia to enjoy a relaxing and entertaining day with their loved one in a welcoming environment at no cost.

By Douglas Flynn / November 10, 2014
The Veterans Affairs Caregiver Support Line is offering live meditation activities every Wednesday during National Family Caregivers Month.

By Douglas Flynn / November 7, 2014
November is National Family Caregivers Month, and there's no better time to recognize and celebrate all that the millions of caregivers do every day for their loved ones.

By Douglas Flynn / October 31, 2014
Heritage at Framingham Senior Living Community is offering informational events in the coming weeks covering downsizing and selling a house and learning the differences between inpatient and outpatient status.

By Douglas Flynn / October 21, 2014
Depression is a serious, but often misunderstood, medical condition affecting many older adults and caregivers. In our latest Q&A, Pamela Fishman, a social worker at the Natick VNA, addresses some of the key issues surrounding this illness.

By Douglas Flynn / October 17, 2014
State Senator Karen Spilka will host her annual Senior Health and Wellness Fair Saturday, Oct. 18 at Keefe Tech in Framingham.

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