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CareGivingMetroWest.org and the Springwell Family Caregiver Support Program is made possible by funding from the Older Americans Act as granted by Executive Office of Elder Affairs. As, such voluntary donations toward the cost of this federally funded service is greatly appreciated.
CaregivingMetroWest.org was originally created by BayPath Elders Services, which merged with Springwell in July of 2022. It was funded, in part, by generous grants from the MetroWest Health Foundation, with additional funding support graciously donated by Avidia Bank from 2018 – 2021.
CareGivingMetroWest.org is a website devoted to caregivers of elders in 25 MetroWest communities. The website provides information, connection to resources and community support. This is achieved in part by several customized interactive website features, specifically designed for MetroWest caregivers and their elder care recipients.
Where do I start?
One of our interactive website features is a customized assessment tool, titled the Caregiver Concierge. This tool designed to quickly direct MetroWest caregivers to information and resources tailored to their specific caregiving needs and situation.
Finding Local Resources
There is also a clickable MetroWest map that produces a printable, town-specific list of resources for each of the 25 MetroWest towns:
You can also search resources by type. For example if you are a family caregiver to someone with a form of dementia, you can find support groups in your area that are specifically for caregivers who are also caring for someone with dementia.
The Caregiving Chronicles blog provides news and analysis on caregiving topics in the MetroWest region and beyond, information on community events and extensive Q&As with experts in fields related to caregiving.
The website site also includes information on what to expect throughout the caregiving experience, government programs, local resources, specific diseases and health conditions, home and safety equipment, legal and financial issues and other topics and resources. Information is presented in the form of listings of resources, links and in-depth original articles.
The mission of the MetroWest Health Foundation is to improve the health status of the community, its individuals, and families through informed and innovative leadership.
The MetroWest Health Foundation is a catalyst for a healthy MetroWest, providing over $5 million in annual financial support to meet the unmet health needs of 25 communities in the MetroWest area of Massachusetts.
Springwell’s mission is to be a trusted partner in providing an array of services and programs to older adults, caregivers, and those living with chronic health conditions to support their independence and dignity.
Founded in 1977 as a nonprofit corporation, Springwell has nearly 45 years of experience serving and advocating for the needs of older individuals. As a designated Massachusetts Aging Services Access Point and Area Agency on Aging, BayPath provides vital services such as information and referral, care management, in-home services, home-delivered meals, health promotion activities, support to councils on aging and senior centers, legal help, aid to the visually and hearing impaired and mental health counseling.
Springwell serves the MetroWest communities of Ashland, Dover, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, Marlborough, Natick, Needham, Northborough, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury, Wayland, Wellesley, Westborough, and Weston.
CaregivingMetroWest.org also receives support from the ASAPs serving other communities in MetroWest.
HESSCO Elder Services serves the MetroWest towns of Medfield, Millis and Norfolk, and Tri-Valley, Inc. serves Bellingham, Franklin, Hopedale, Medway, Mendon and Milford.
Springwell’s Family Caregiver Support Program and CaregivingMetroWest.org are made possible by funding from the Older Americans Act as granted by Executive Office of Elder Affairs. Participants may make a voluntary donation toward the cost of this federally funded service.
Sponsorships and donations to support our goal of providing comprehensive information, connection and community supports for MetroWest Caregivers are always welcome.
You can also support the work of CareGiving MetroWest.org by making a tax-deductible contribution or by including the website in your estate planning. Checks can be made payable to Springwell, Inc. and sent to:
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