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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 / 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.

By Douglas Flynn / February 16, 2017
A Brighter Day Brunch Cafe will be held on Sundays March 19, April 9 and May 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Heritage at Framingham (747 Water Street, Framingham, MA).

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 / February 15, 2017
The Create a Better Day Cafe in Marlborough and the Comfort Food Caring Cafe in Sudbury continue to provide support to those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another dementia, with next sessions set for Feb. 26 and 27, respectively.

By Douglas Flynn / February 13, 2017
The Morning Connection, a six-week telephone support group for grandparents and kinship (non-parent) caregivers who are raising their grandchild or relative child, will take place on Thursdays at 10:30 to 11:30 on March 2 through April 6. This is a program of Elder Services of Merrimack Valley, Inc., but is open to all grandparents and kinship caregivers.

By Douglas Flynn / February 10, 2017
On Saturday, March 4, at the Marlborough Senior Center, the Marlborough COME 2 B Dementia Friendly team will be presenting its survey results, along with the tentative 2017 plan for making Marlborough a dementia-friendly community.

By Douglas Flynn / February 8, 2017
The Alzheimer's Association will hold an education forum on "Effective Communication Strategies for People with Dementia" at Pleasantries Adult Day Services in Marlborough on February 28. Learn about how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer's, how to learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and how to identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.

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