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CAREGIVING CHRONICLES

Information and resources that support your role in caring for a loved one.

General

Welcome to Caregiving MetroWest

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Welcome to Caregiving MetroWest and the Caregiving Chronicles blog. Check out this post to find out about all this website has to offer and what to expect from this blog.

Community Events General Health Conditions

Seminars provide chance for caregivers to learn more about Alzheimer’s

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Local elder law attorney Arthur Bergeron’s three-part educational seminar on Alzheimer`s disease continues in Hopkinton, Westborough and Northborough.

General

Massachusetts State Senate recognizes Caregiving MetroWest

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The Massachusetts State Senate has recognized Caregiving MetroWest with an official citation congratulating us on the launch of our website

General

Web portal designed to make caregiving a little easier

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CaregivingMetroWest.org was created try to to ease the burden for the growing ranks of area caregivers.

Local Resources

Advocates offering new option for caregivers with support groups by phone

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Advocates is offering a new resource for area caregivers, with telephone support groups in both English and Spanish.

Local Resources

Caregiving Chronicles Q&A: MetroWest Meds program providing much needed prescription drug assistance

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MetroWest Meds program manager Susan Moriarty discusses the Natick VNA‘s program to provide prescription drug assistance to uninsured and underinsured individuals in MetroWest.

Community Events Local Resources

Alzheimer’s Cafe in Marlborough offers caregivers and their loved ones a respite together

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Create a Better Day Café offers people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers a chance to enjoy some respite with fun activities together in monthly meetings at Pleasantries Adult Day Services in Marlborough.

SITE FEATURES

Discussion forum a way for caregivers to connect and create a supportive community

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Check out the site’s discussion forum, where caregivers can connect with fellow caregivers, share their knowledge and experience or simply chat about whatever is one their mind.

Health Conditions Q&A

Caregiving Chronicles Q&A: Health and safety tips for the summer season

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Jean Sniffin, RN and Juanita Allen Kingsley from Century Health Systems provide information, insight and helpful tips for caregivers dealing with summer health and safety issues

Community Events Local Resources

Natick Community Senior Center offering support groups for caregivers

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The Natick Community Senior Center is offering a support group for family caregivers and another for bereavement. Both meet monthly at the center