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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 / August 31, 2018
The MetroWest Alzheimer’s Partnership is hosting an interactive program with award-winning journalist Greg O’Brien, author of "On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer’s," on Saturday, October 27 at the Callahan Senior Center in Framingham.

By Douglas Flynn / May 25, 2018
The Alzheimer's Association is presenting an educational program for family caregivers called "Safety and Memory Challenges" at Heritage at Framingham Assisted Living on Thursday, June 1.

By Douglas Flynn / May 16, 2018
The BayPath Family Caregiver Support Program, Caregiving MetroWest and the Framingham Council on Aging are offering the Savvy Caregiver Program at the Callahan Center in Framingham this summer.

By Douglas Flynn / April 17, 2018
The Framingham Council on Aging will be offering a new evening Caregiver Support Group at the Callahan Center, starting in May.

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 / October 17, 2017
The MetroWest Alzheimer's Partnership will host its Fall Forum on Saturday, November 4 at the Callahan Center in Framingham. The forum, entitled "A Caregiver's Story: Lessons of the Journey," will feature a presentation by Deborah Strafuss, author of: On Angels' Wings: A Journey Through Alzheimer's with My Mother."

By Douglas Flynn / October 17, 2017
More and more grandparents are raising their grandchildren, which creates its own set of challenges, concerns and issues. There is support available to help you through your caregiving journey, including a support group from the Wayside Youth and Family Support Network for grandparents support group at the Framingham Family Resource Center.

By Douglas Flynn / September 27, 2017
Navigating through the waves of grief after the loss of a loved one can be difficult with its many undercurrents and difficult terrain. A six- or eight-week adult support group is often helpful as you maneuver into this uncharted territory. The West River Hospice Bereavement Program offers support groups that are facilitated by professional staff who understand that some people participate by talking and others by listening.

By Douglas Flynn / September 14, 2017
Framingham's Kellie Moore epitomizes the dedication of caregivers in BayPath's Adult Family Care Program, and has been chosen to receive a Community Living Recognition Award at the annual Massachusetts Shared Living/Adult Family Care Conference at the Best Western Royal Plaza in Marlborough on Sept. 26.

By Douglas Flynn / July 14, 2017
West River Hospice is offering a new program, "Narrative Medicine: Healing through Writing" starting on July 19. This is a six-week series that will explore the art of collecting and telling our sacred stories. Narrating grief, loss or illness is helpful for anyone who has been patient, caregiver, spouse, or child.

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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.