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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 / September 6, 2016
Caregiving MetroWest continues to improve and enhance the information provided and the experience enjoyed by the visitors who come to the site. We have just introduced one of our biggest improvements, upgrading the site to a “Responsive Design” that allows smartphone, tablet, laptop, and desktop users to all experience the same access to comprehensive caregiver resources, information and support.

By Douglas Flynn / September 1, 2016
Hoarding is a major issue for many seniors and their caregivers, but there is help, with a number of support groups in the area this fall designed to help both hoarders and those caring for a loved one with a hoarding problem.

By Douglas Flynn / August 17, 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, August 28, from 1-3 p.m. in Marlborough.

By Douglas Flynn / August 11, 2016
Grandparents raising grandchildren can get information, resources and support from Family Caregiver Support Programs and the state's Commission on the Status of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. Among the many resources listed at the Commission's website is some timely information about eligibility for free school meals as the summer winds down and the start of the school year approaches.

By Douglas Flynn / August 5, 2016
BayPath Elder Services will host a Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts support group on August 10, one of several support group options in MetroWest for brain injury survivors and their family members and caregivers.

By Douglas Flynn / August 3, 2016
Caregiving MetroWest was recently honored by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, winning second place nationally in the Aging Innovations category for the development of the CaregivingMetroWest.org website.

By Douglas Flynn / July 21, 2016
In the latest edition of our Caregiving Chronicles Q&A series, we speak with BayPath Elder Services Options Counselor Susan Cote about the services she offers and what patients and caregivers should know about the program.

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.

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Caregiving MetroWest is a no-cost program of BayPath Elder Services, Inc.

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Caregiving MetroWest was made possible in part by grants from the MetroWest Health Foundation.