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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 DebraMcDonagh / August 7, 2019
If you are caring for someone with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia, you may feel overwhelmed or uncertain as to the best approaches to use when caring for someone suffering from this disease. Since time is always an issue for a caregiver, we wanted to share that the Alzheimer's Association offers 14 FREE Courses that you can take ONLINE at any time.

By DebraMcDonagh / July 29, 2019
The program is sometimes referred to as Adult Foster Care, providing eligible individuals, who are already MassHealth Standard or MassHealth CommonHealth members, with the opportunity to select a caregiver of their choosing. Click to learn more!

By DebraMcDonagh / July 22, 2019
How can you breakdown the walls of stigma and fear-based reactions by creating 'teachable moments' that will help family & friends understand that dementia is not something to fear or be uncomfortable with, but rather something they should be supportive of?

By DebraMcDonagh / June 27, 2019
The Savvy Caregiver Program is a FREE six-session training series for family and friends who are active caregivers of a loved one with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia. Starting August 22nd for 6 weeks on Thursdays 12:00 – 2:00

By DebraMcDonagh / June 19, 2019
Understanding the signs and symptoms of each stage of Alzheimer's Disease to develop a suitable care plan that evolves as the disease progresses.

By DebraMcDonagh / June 17, 2019
Support Groups - For adults age 55 and older have some time changes and a new addition. Here is the full list!

By DebraMcDonagh / May 15, 2019
May 10th, 2019, marked the one year anniversary of Avidia Bank officially announcing its commitment to donate $105,000 to BayPath Elder Services over three years in support of our Family Caregiver Support Program.

By DebraMcDonagh / April 29, 2019
Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to help caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. You will benefit from this class whether you are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home or across the country.

By DebraMcDonagh / April 3, 2019
Helpful tips on beginning your caregiving journey

By DebraMcDonagh / April 1, 2019
Spring 2019 Regional Workshop from The Commission on the Status of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: "The impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Seniors." April 25 in Framingham

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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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BayPath Elder Services, Inc.'s Family Caregiver Support Program and Caregiving MetroWest are grateful for the generous support of our community partner, Avidia Bank, which helps us continue to give area family caregivers the information, resources and support they need.