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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 / 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 9, 2017
In our latest Q&A, we discuss what new caregivers need to know with a crash course in caregiving 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 / February 16, 2017
Heritage at Framingham is holding an "Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Impairment Presentation" on Tuesday, February 28 at 1 p.m.

By Douglas Flynn / January 31, 2017
The town of Westborough took the next step in creating a dementia-friendly community with a meeting of its action team on January 25. Local leaders from town and state government, businesses, schools and various community organizations attended the meeting as part of the COME 2 B Dementia Friendly program.

By Douglas Flynn / January 18, 2017
In our latest Q&A, we discuss long-distance caregiving and some of the ways you can help your loved one from afar, some of the challenges you may face and what you should do to best care for a loved one from a distance with Century Health Systems CEO Judith Boyko.

By Douglas Flynn / December 15, 2016
In our latest Q&A, the Caregiving Chronicles blog discusses some of the issues caregivers may face during the holiday season, particularly if they are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. Providing insight and some helpful links to further information is Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN, who has served as the CEO of Century Health Systems since it was established in 2001.

By Douglas Flynn / December 12, 2016
Just in time for the holiday season, family caregivers in Massachusetts received some good news on Monday, as Governor Charlie Baker signed the Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act into law.

By Douglas Flynn / November 22, 2016
COME 2 B Dementia Friendly, a program of BayPath Elder Services, has expanded into Westborough and Sudbury, and new Community Coordinator Sue Longmoore explains how the program helps communities be more welcoming and inclusive toward people with dementia and their caregivers.

By Douglas Flynn / November 9, 2016
Many of the millions of family caregivers in the nation are caring for a loved one who served, and Friday’s approaching Veterans Day holiday is a good time to highlight some of the resources available to veterans and their caregivers.

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.

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