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Dementia Specialist, Owner, Educator, Consultant
Alternatives in Alzheimer's Care, LLC

Tammy Pozerycki, BC-Ded, MA, CADDCT, CFRDT, CDP, COTP Owner, Educator, and Consultant Tammy Pozerycki has 24 years of experience working with people living dementia, their families, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Tammy is personally familiar with Alzheimer’s Disease as her maternal grandmother lived with the disease for years. It was a firsthand experience on how this affected her family members. Tammy is a Board-Certified Dementia Educator through the National Institute of Dementia Education. She holds a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology. Tammy holds the following credentials: Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer; Certified First Responder Dementia Trainer; Certified Dementia Practitioner, and Certified Online Training Professional. She was the founder of Pleasantries Adult Day Services™, in Marlborough, MA, a memory care adult day program located in a residential home. She established the first Memory Café in Massachusetts in 2011, Create A Better Day Café™. Tammy is the founder of the specialized dementia training and consulting business Alternatives in Alzheimer’s Care™. She is the creator of the nationally approved Essential Skills in Dementia Care™ credentialing curriculum. As a national presenter, she was chosen to speak at the 2013 Alzheimer’s Association’s International Conference. She advocates for quality of life for people with dementia and their care partners. As a long-term volunteer for the Alzheimer’s Association, she facilitates caregiver support groups, worked as clinician on their 24-hour helpline, and served as Chairperson of their community-based partnerships. As an advisor and educator, she assisted the leadership team for the Dementia Friendly Community efforts of the towns covered by Bay Path Elder Services. As a Dementia Specialist, Tammy continues to plant seeds for compassionate and competent care throughout New England and beyond.