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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 / July 11, 2016
Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services continues to provide support to those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another dementia with its monthly "Create A Better Day Café," which will hold its monthly session on Sunday, July 24, from 12-3 p.m. in Marlborough. This month's session will feature Pleasantries' annual family cookout.

By Douglas Flynn / July 8, 2016
Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services continues to offer an Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group at its Marlborough location, meeting on the second Monday of each month.

By Douglas Flynn / July 6, 2016
Our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A arrives just in time for the dog days of summer, as we discuss some summer safety tips and hot weather concerns 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 / July 5, 2016
Farmers' markets are a source of healthy and delicious food to help both caregivers and the loved ones they're caring for get the nutrition they need. Check out this post for a list of some of the many farmers' markets held locally throughout the summer and fall.

By Douglas Flynn / June 27, 2016
The Sudbury Senior Center will be offering a new support group this summer for people who are living with a cancer diagnosis.

By Douglas Flynn / June 17, 2016
The Natick Community-Senior Center is hosting a discussion on the experiences that older LGBT people have in our community on June 27.

By Douglas Flynn / June 16, 2016
Traditions of Wayland is participating in the Alzheimer's Association's Longest Day event on Monday, June 20 with "A Walk in their Shoes," an experimental learning program to better understand how someone with dementia perceives the world around them.

By Douglas Flynn / June 15, 2016
Our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A discusses the issues involved in caring for a child or younger adult with a disability or long-term health condition in a conversation with Century Health Systems CEO Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN.

By Douglas Flynn / June 14, 2016
June is Cancer Survivor Month and Newton-Wellesley Hospital is celebrating with a pair of events this month for cancer survivors, family members, caregivers and providers on June 15 and June 22.

By Douglas Flynn / June 14, 2016
Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services continues to provide support to those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another dementia, but this month Pleasantries' "Create A Better Day Café" will hold its monthly session a week early on Sunday, June 19, from 1-3 p.m. in Marlborough.

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