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Caregiving Chronicles

News and analysis on caregiving topics in MetroWest and beyond.

Caregiving Chronicles


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 / March 15, 2018
A Brighter Day Memory Cafe will hold its final meeting at Heritage at Framingham on Sunday, March 18 before moving to a new day and location in April. Starting on April 19, the Cafe will move to Temple Beth Am in Framingham and will be held on the third Thursday of each month.

By Douglas Flynn / March 12, 2018
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, we discuss the important issues involving sexual activity of older adults with Juanita Allen Kingsley of the Natick VNA.

By Douglas Flynn / March 8, 2018
Whitney Place at Natick is offering a free workshop for caregivers on Wednesday, March 28. “The Right Stuff: A Caregiver’s Personalized Toolkit” will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. that evening, with light refreshments and a presentation by Diane Tonelli, the clinical director of SALMON Health and Retirement’s Tapestry Program for Memory Care.

By Douglas Flynn / March 7, 2018
The Alzheimer's Association is offering a new LGBTQ Phone Support Group is beginning this month, providing help and support to LGBTQ caregivers.

By Douglas Flynn / March 5, 2018
The Massachusetts/New Hampshire chapter of the Alzheimer's Association is seeking volunteers to fill the roles of Dementia Ambassadors.

By Douglas Flynn / March 2, 2018
For many older adults and their caregivers, one of the most daunting challenges they face is finding transportation to get to medical appointments, shopping trips and other travels. While resources still don't meet all of these growing needs, there are ongoing efforts to address the issue and improve existing transportation options, including a new guide from the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center.

By Douglas Flynn / February 16, 2018
February is Black History Month. Here at Caregiving MetroWest, we’d like to take the time to recognize the African-Americans who provide so much care and comfort for their loved ones.

By Douglas Flynn / February 15, 2018
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, we discuss recognizing the early signs of Alzheimer's and what to do when a loved starts to show such signs with Juanita Allen Kingsley of the Natick VNA.

By Douglas Flynn / February 2, 2018
Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services is offering an Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar for professionals interested in becoming certified dementia practitioners on Feb. 9 in Wellesley and March 16 in Marlborough.

By Douglas Flynn / January 30, 2018
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, we discuss issues involving hearing loss for older adults and discuss strategies for caring for a loved one with hearing loss with Juanita Allen Kingsley of the Natick VNA.

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