Information and resources that support your role in caring for a loved one.
Caregiver burnout and how to find time for self-care
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What is on your 2023 bucket list?
A new calendar year is when many of us think about how we want to be spending our time. In addition to resolutions, caregivers and older adults should think about creating a bucket list of things they would enjoy in 2022. Caregivers, how about including self-care and things you can enjoy with your loved one?
Burnout a danger for caregivers, but there are ways to avoid it
The stress of caring for a loved one can weigh heavily on family caregivers, but guest contributor Lauren Schiffman discusses ways to avoid burnout.
How to communicate effectively with your elder loved one
Judith Boyko, MBA, MS, RN of Century Health Services offers some helpful advice to improve communications between caregivers and their loved ones.
Welcome to Caregiving MetroWest
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.
Caregiving Chronicles Q&A: MetroWest Meds program providing much needed prescription drug assistance
MetroWest Meds program manager Susan Moriarty discusses the Natick VNA‘s program to provide prescription drug assistance to uninsured and underinsured individuals in MetroWest.
Alzheimer’s Cafe in Marlborough offers caregivers and their loved ones a respite together
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.
Discussion forum a way for caregivers to connect and create a supportive community
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.
Caregiving Chronicles Q&A: Health and safety tips for the summer season
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
Natick Community Senior Center offering support groups for caregivers
The Natick Community Senior Center is offering a support group for family caregivers and another for bereavement. Both meet monthly at the center