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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 / June 12, 2017
The Solomon Pond Mall in Marlborough is hosting a day of support for caregivers with over 20 Elder Care agencies scheduled to gather together to provide the resources to ease your transition into caring for a loved one. The Caregivers Support Day event will be held on Saturday, June 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

By Douglas Flynn / May 18, 2017
COME 2 B Dementia Friendly Coordinator Susan Longmoore checks in with the Caregiving Chronicles Blog with an update on the community-based program seeking to create dementia-friendly communities in MetroWest. Westborough is wrapping up its survey of community needs, while Ashland is about to start the process with a kickoff meeting on May 23.

By Douglas Flynn / April 18, 2017
The Northborough Senior Center is hosting a community meeting for the COME 2 B Dementia Friendly initiative on Tuesday, May 16 at 6:30 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 / November 1, 2016
BayPath Elder Services, Inc.'s Family Caregiver Support Program and Caregiving MetroWest will host a special event for area caregivers as part of our celebration of National Family Caregivers Month. Join us for a free, informational coffee hour on November 18 at our Marlborough office.

By Douglas Flynn / August 5, 2016
BayPath Elder Services will host a Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts support group on August 10, one of several support group options in MetroWest for brain injury survivors and their family members and caregivers.

By Douglas Flynn / August 3, 2016
Caregiving MetroWest was recently honored by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, winning second place nationally in the Aging Innovations category for the development of the CaregivingMetroWest.org website.

By Douglas Flynn / July 21, 2016
In the latest edition of our Caregiving Chronicles Q&A series, we speak with BayPath Elder Services Options Counselor Susan Cote about the services she offers and what patients and caregivers should know about the program.

By Douglas Flynn / July 5, 2016
Farmers' markets are a source of healthy and delicious food to help both caregivers and the loved ones they're caring for get the nutrition they need. Check out this post for a list of some of the many farmers' markets held locally throughout the summer and fall.

By Douglas Flynn / April 19, 2016
State Senator Jamie Eldridge will host the 36th Annual Senior Conference this Thursday, April 21 in Marlborough. The event is free to attend and will run from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Assabet Valley Regional Technical high School. It will feature workshops, entertainment, exhibits, health screenings, door prizes and guest speakers.

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