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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 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 / 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 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 / 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 22, 2016
COME 2 B Dementia Friendly, a program of BayPath Elder Services, has expanded into Westborough and Sudbury, and new Community Coordinator Sue Longmoore explains how the program helps communities be more welcoming and inclusive toward people with dementia and their caregivers.

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