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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 / October 19, 2016
Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston is offering a new horticultural therapy project each week in a unique program intended to give people with Alzheimer's disease or dementia and their caregivers a fun and mentally stimulating activity.

By Douglas Flynn / October 19, 2016
Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services will be offering new sessions at two memory cafes in the coming weeks. The Create A Better Day Cafe will hold its next session on Sunday, October 23 at Pleasantries in Marlborough. The Caring Cafe will hold its next session at the Sudbury Senior Center on Friday, November 4. These cafes are unique programs offering both caregivers of people with Alzheimer's or another dementia and their loved ones a chance for some respite and socialization.

By Douglas Flynn / October 17, 2016
The Callahan Center will host an educational forum featuring Dr. Paul Raia on Saturday, November 5 in Framingham.

By Douglas Flynn / October 14, 2016
The Callahan Center in Framingham is hosting "Aging in MetroWest: What Every Caregiver and Senior Should Know About Community Resources" on Tuesday, October 18.

By Douglas Flynn / October 7, 2016
On Thursday, Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a spending bill that included $3.78 million for home care services for Massachusetts seniors. Those funds should end the wait list for home care services that had been implemented on September 1.

By Douglas Flynn / September 23, 2016
Anyone caring for a loved one at home with memory challenges is invited to attend a free workshop entitled "The Glass Is Half Full" on Monday, Sept. 26 at the Southborough Senior Center.

By Douglas Flynn / September 13, 2016
BayPath Elder Services, Inc.'s Family Caregiver Support Program and Caregiving MetroWest will lead a Powerful Tools for Caregivers class in Hudson beginning in October.

By Douglas Flynn / September 13, 2016
Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services will be offering new sessions at two memory cafes in the coming weeks. The Create A Better Day Cafe will hold its next session on Sunday, September 25 at Pleasantries in Marlborough. The Caring Cafe will hold its next session at the Sudbury Senior Center on Friday, October 7. These cafes are unique programs offering both caregivers of people with Alzheimer's or another dementia and their loved ones a chance for some respite and socialization.

By Douglas Flynn / September 12, 2016
Traditions of Wayland continues its ongoing caregiver support group and education series with an informal talk on sleep disorders and their effects on aging and cognitive change on Wednesday, September 28 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

By Douglas Flynn / September 9, 2016
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, Century Health Systems CEO Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN, provides an insightful rundown of some the available technology that can help caregivers to take care of their loved ones.

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