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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 / 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 24, 2017
The Southborough Senior Center invites people living with memory loss and their caregivers to join them for "Meet Me at the Movies and Make Memories: An Interactive Film Experience" which will run from 1-3 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15 at the Southborough Senior Center.

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 / January 13, 2017
Memory cafes are a unique resource for caregivers and the loved ones they are caring for who have Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. Fortunately, they are also becoming available in more places, especially for caregivers in MetroWest with cafes in Marlborough, Sudbury, Franklin, Shrewsbury and Worcester offering a variety of different days and times for caregivers to take advantage of their offerings.

By Douglas Flynn / January 6, 2017
The Sudbury Senior Center will be offering a bereavement support group in the coming months, beginning January 9 and running through June 12.

By Douglas Flynn / January 5, 2017
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