Information and resources that support your role in caring for a loved one.
New online Alzheimer’s resources offer increased information, support for caregivers
A look at some of the new online resources for Alzheimer`s patients and their caregivers that have been introduced or are being developed.
New interactive glossary format helps improve CaregivingMetroWest.org performance
Site upgrades to CaregivingMetroWest.org have improved page load times while introducing a new format for the interactive glossary.
Bill introduced in Congress would increase Social Security benefits for caregivers if passed
Some lawmakers continue push to strengthen Social Security, including a bill that if passed would provide an earnings credit for family caregivers when calculating future benefits to help make up for wages lost due to caregiving responsibilities.
HESSCO Caregiver Day of R&R offers resources and relaxation for area caregivers
Area caregivers can get a chance to relax and recharge at HESSCO’s Caregiver Day of R&R on September 23 in Wrentham.
Golden Pond offering caregivers ‘A Night of Pampering’ next month
Golden Pond Assisted Living in Hopkinton is offering “A Night of Pampering for Caregivers” on September 26.
Advocates’ next telephone support group for caregivers begins September 17
Framingham-based Advocates, Inc. will begin its latest telephone support group for caregivers of older adults on September 17.
Traditions of Wayland hosting presentation on older adults’ sleep disorders
Traditions of Wayland is offering an educational presentation on sleep disorders and ways for older adults to improve their sleep on Tuesday, September 9.
CAREGIVING ISSUES, Q&A Caregiving Chronicles Q&A: What to ask before, during and after your loved one’s visit to the doctor
The latest entry in the Caregiving Chronicles blog Q&A series features nurses from the Natick VNA discussing the questions caregivers should ask before, during and after their loved one’s visit to the doctor.
Advocates still accepting new members for fall caregiver telephone support group
Advocates’ innovative telephone support group for family caregivers is still accepting new members for its 12-week fall program
Alzheimer’s Association, Hearthstone Alzheimer Care offer free support and training for family caregivers
Family caregivers caring for a loved one with Alzheimer`s have new sources of support, with the Alzheimer’s Association offering a free “Care Consultation” program and Hearthstone Alzheimer Care offering free trainings in the “I’m Still Here” approach to caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s at home.