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Family Caregiving for a Person Living with Dementia

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During this pre-recorded webinar Alzheimer’s expert Tammy Pozerycki walks us through family caregiving for a person living with Dementia. Throughout the 60min presentation she offers education, support and resources as tools to families seeking help.

Duration: 60 minutes

  • Host :

    • Sava Berhané

      Chief Product & Technology Officer

      Sava brings more than 10 years of business operations, product development, and systems integration experience to HouseWorks. As Chief Product and Technology Officer, Sava manages innovation, product development, and technology including building a robust personal care, home safety, and Dementia product and designing technology that enables Caregivers to communicate care plan information from a client’s home, case managers to respond to real-time alerts, and clients to quickly review schedules, alerts, pictures, and home activity.

      Previously, Sava was the Chief Operating Officer of Building Excellent Schools, where she was responsible for finance, operations, technology and strategy for the organization, overseeing 110 schools in 26 cities across the country. She started her career at General Electric in corporate mergers and acquisitions.

      She received her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was an editor of the Yale Journal of Regulation and her bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College. She is a recipient of the distinguished Soros Fellowship, the Boston Chamber of Commerce Pinnacle Award for Emerging Executives, and the Harvard Business School Young American Leader Award. Sava serves as a senior lecturer at Brandeis University’s International Business School and is a board member of the National Women’s Political Caucus PAC.

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  • Panel :

    • Tammy Pozerycki


      Tammy Pozerycki has 23 years of experience with working with people living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, their families, caregivers and healthcare professionals. Tammy is personally familiar with Alzheimer’s as her maternal grandmother lived with the disease for years. It was a firsthand experience on how this affected her family members. Her passion to work with older adults with Alzheimer’s or other dementia and their families is a lifelong commitment.

      Tammy has extensive experience in the field of healthcare including long-term care nursing settings, assisted living facilities, adult day services, individual and family counseling, as well as, community-based services for older adults. Her career includes positions as a Social Worker, Alzheimer’s Program Director, Clinical Liaison, and Director of Community Resource Development. Tammy also worked as an independent Geriatric Care Manager. She holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology.

      Tammy is a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer; Certified First Responder Dementia Trainer; and Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. She is the founder and owner of the specialized training and consulting business Alternatives in Alzheimer’s Care™.

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