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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 / May 29, 2018
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, we discuss depression and how it can affect both older adults ad their caregivers with Juanita Allen Kingsley of the Natick VNA.

By Douglas Flynn / May 23, 2018
Area caregivers can receive free training to help care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia in a program presented by Hearthstone Alzheimer Care and the I’m Still Here Foundation in Acton on May 30.

By Douglas Flynn / May 18, 2018
The Seventh Annual Conference for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren is be held on June 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel (181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, MA).

By Douglas Flynn / May 16, 2018
The BayPath Family Caregiver Support Program, Caregiving MetroWest and the Framingham Council on Aging are offering the Savvy Caregiver Program at the Callahan Center in Framingham this summer.

By Douglas Flynn / May 16, 2018
SAGE, the country's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older adults, has introduced a National LGBT Elder Hotline.

By Douglas Flynn / April 20, 2018
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, we discuss the important issues involving the financial exploitation of older adults, what caregivers should know about it and how to prevent it with Juanita Allen Kingsley of the Natick VNA.

By Douglas Flynn / March 27, 2018
While Caregiving MetroWest focuses primarily on caring for older adults, caregivers - and care recipients - come in all shapes and sizes, and especially in all ages. March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, and before we close out this month we wanted to be sure to share some resources for those caring for a child or adult with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

By Douglas Flynn / March 12, 2018
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, we discuss the important issues involving sexual activity of older adults with Juanita Allen Kingsley of the Natick VNA.

By Douglas Flynn / March 2, 2018
For many older adults and their caregivers, one of the most daunting challenges they face is finding transportation to get to medical appointments, shopping trips and other travels. While resources still don't meet all of these growing needs, there are ongoing efforts to address the issue and improve existing transportation options, including a new guide from the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center.

By Douglas Flynn / February 23, 2018
In its effort to provide the very best information, resources and supports to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) older adults and their allies living in MetroWest, BayPath Elder Services has launched an LGBT Initiative with funding from the MetroWest Health Foundation..

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Caregiving MetroWest is a no-cost program of BayPath Elder Services, Inc. and was made possible in part by grants from the MetroWest Health Foundation.

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