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Karen's thoughts, tips and tactics for caregivers

Karen Trilligan is the Caregiver Specialist at BayPath Elder Services. Through The Wellness Wall, Karen offers caregivers support, encouragement, tips and information throughout their caregiving experience. Karen can be reached at 508-573-7239 or at ktrilligan@baypath.org

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Journaling for Caregivers »

Taking just a few minutes every day to write down your thoughts and emotions can offer therapeutic benefits.

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What is self-care and why is it so important? »

Caregiver Specialist, Karen Trilligan, explains what self-care means and why it is so important to fit it into you daily routine.

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Part II: Engaging activities for you and a loved one with Alzheimer’s and Dementia »

Activities that keep your loved ones, especially those with Alzheimer’s and dementia, engaged in social activities.

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Engaging activities for you and a loved one with Alzheimer’s and Dementia »

Seniors living with a form of dementia, often struggle to find activities that help them feel productive, capable and relaxed. This post provides many options that are stimulating for your loved one ...

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In the News »

A new article highlights the benefits of focusing on what the remaining strengths and abilities of a loved one with dementia rather than the losses and what they CANNOT do anymore.

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Around the Purple Table »

When you care for a loved one with dementia, hearing or vision problems, PTSD or another debilitating condition it may be scary or seem impossible to go out to eat at a restaurant.

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Don't Wait ... Communicate! »

One of the best things we can do for our loved ones is to be open with their healthcare practitioners

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Information for All »

First Step: Research the individual medical condition you are dealing with.

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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.