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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 19, 2017
The Callahan Center in Framingham will host a presentation on aging gracefully in your home on Tuesday, June 13 at 1 p.m.

By Douglas Flynn / May 12, 2017
The National Institute on Aging, which is part of the National Institutes of Health, has an excellent new resource to share with information for caregivers to help them find the right primary care doctor for the loved one they are caring for.

By Douglas Flynn / May 5, 2017
A Brighter Day Brunch Cafe, one of several recently launched memory cafes in the area, will have a special time for its June meeting at Heritage at Framingham.

By Douglas Flynn / April 14, 2017
"Living with Loss," a six-week bereavement support group will be held in Acton beginning on May 17. This group is intended for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one within the last year.

By Douglas Flynn / March 31, 2017
Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services and the Sudbury Senior Center have teamed up to provide support to those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another dementia with a monthly memory café. "The Comfort Food Caring Café" will hold its next session on Monday, April 4.

By Douglas Flynn / March 28, 2017
The Sudbury Senior Center is offering several resources to help people struggling with hoarding or whose loved ones are dealing with hoarding issues, with a presentation on Friday, March 31 and a support group welcoming new members starting on April 7.

By Douglas Flynn / March 23, 2017
West River Hospice is offering a new bereavement support group in Marlborough this spring. "Circle of Healing" is a six-week program meeting each Tuesday from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Marlborough Council on Aging through April 25.

By Douglas Flynn / March 10, 2017
Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services is offering Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminars for professionals interested in becoming certified dementia practitioners.

By Douglas Flynn / March 6, 2017
Check out our Additional Resources section for updated information on unique services to help caregivers, including recent entries on Senior Move Managers and Independent Living Centers.

By Douglas Flynn / February 24, 2017
As part of Hudson's involvement in the COME 2 B Dementia Friendly, the Hudson Police Department, along with the Hudson Health Department and the Hudson Senior Center, has created a registry to help identify a loved one in the event that they become disoriented or lost.

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