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CAREGIVING CHRONICLES

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

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Educational forum on fitness for mind and body for people with dementia on Nov. 7 in Framingham

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The MetroWest Alzheimer’s Partnership and the Alzheimer’s Association Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter will host an educational forum for caregivers, families and professionals called “Ageless Grace: Timeless Fitness for Mind and Body for People with Dementia” at the Callahan Center in Framingham on Saturday, Nov. 7.

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New evening support group for caregivers being offered in Framingham this spring

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The Callahan Center in Framingham is offering a new evening support group for caregivers that will meet from 6-7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month, beginning on May 3.

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Callahan Center in Framingham hosting forum on community resources for caregivers on Oct. 18

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The Callahan Center in Framingham is hosting “Aging in MetroWest: What Every Caregiver and Senior Should Know About Community Resources” on Tuesday, October 18.

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Callahan Center will host “Conversations about Dementia” forum in Framingham on Nov. 5

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The Callahan Center will host an educational forum featuring Dr. Paul Raia on Saturday, November 5 in Framingham.

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Hearthstone Alzheimer Care presenting workshop for those caring for a loved one with memory issues in Framingham on Jan. 19

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Anyone caring for a loved one at home with memory challenges is invited to attend a free workshop entitled “The Glass Is Half Full” on Thursday, January 19 at the Callahan Center in Framingham.

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Callahan Center hosting Aging in Place forum on June 13 in Framingham

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The Callahan Center in Framingham will host a presentation on aging gracefully in your home on Tuesday, June 13 at 1 p.m.

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West River Hospice offering “Healing through Writing” six-week course in Framingham

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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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Callahan Center offering new evening support group for caregivers starting in May

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The Framingham Council on Aging will be offering a new evening Caregiver Support Group at the Callahan Center, starting in May.

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Savvy Caregiver course being offered at Callahan Center in Framingham this summer

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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.

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MetroWest Alzheimer’s Partnership hosting forum with author Greg O’Brien Oct. 27 in Framingham

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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.