Information and resources that support your role in caring for a loved one.
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?
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
National Family Caregivers Month puts well-deserved spolight on those who sacrifice so much to care for their loved ones
November is National Family Caregivers Month, and there’s no better time to recognize and celebrate all that the millions of caregivers do every day for their loved ones.