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Alzheimer's & Dementia Care in Pittsfield, MA

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Preferred Alzheimer's and Dementia Care​ in Pittsfield

Laura Ingalls Wilder once said: "Home is the nicest word there is." This may be especially true for loved ones affected by Alzheimer's or another type of dementia. The warm, familiar surroundings of home c​an play an important role in managing cognitive diseases. 

Home Instead Senior Care® of Pittsfield, MA is here to provide compassionate, high-quality memory care right in your loved one's own home.

Alzheimer's and Dementia Care at Home​​​​

All of our Alzheimer's and dementia CAREGivers take part in our unique and critically acclaimed training program called CARE: Changing Aging through Research and Education®. As pioneers in this field, Home Instead Senior Care developed the highest quality dementia caregiver training program available. We have helped change the way people live with Alzheimer's and other dementias.​

Alzheimer's disease doesn't only affect the family member with the condition. Alzheimer's impacts whole families. Coping with this progressive condition requires boundless quantities of patience, empathy and love. Professional caregiving provides individualized care for your loved one and gives you back some time to recharge. Our specially trained Alzheimer's CAREGivers offer an expanded array of services to your loved one:

  • Encouragement to do as much as they can on their own
  • Personal care assistance, such as toileting, bathing and grooming
  • Maintain a routine to discourage agitation and outbursts
  • Mental stimulation through conversation and other activities
  • Maintaining a safe environment
  • Manage changing behaviors
  • Adapting the level of care as the disease progresses
  • Honor who the senior was earlier in life
  • Provide nutritious meals
  • Assist with ambulation and socialization
  • Transport to medical appointments and other events
  • Support the family
  • Light housework and other household tasks
  • Pet care
Call us at (413) 442-0907 to learn more about the ways our specialized Alzheimer's caregiving can help your family member continue to enjoy life in their familiar home environment.


Dementia Day Program - Friends Club

FC-43.jpgWe all need to have a sense of belonging in a community where we feel safe, secure and valued. The Friends Club, located at our Pittsfield office, 66 Wendell Avenue, is a place where all people can be themselves, and where we build relationships to know the person beneath the dementia.

Our trained staff is committed to providing you and your family with a warm, home-like atmosphere filled with compassion and heart.  We have a deep passion for helping people living with dementia be engaged in a community where they belong.  You need a trusted partner in care, and we are there to help you find reassurance and some time for yourself.

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Education and Support

Dads Place.jpgWhether you have a formal diagnosis of Alzheimer's or another dementia, or if you are worried about your loved one's memory and cognitive abilities, we are hear to help you with free education and support services.

Straight Talk About Dementia
Better understand the basics of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.  This program covers the aging brain, risk factors for dementia, the diagnostic process, treatment options and other important considerations.  Find local resources to help you and your loved one.

Savvy Caregiver Training Program
The Savvy Caregiver Training Program is a FREE six-session training for family and friends who are active caregivers, caring for those living with Alzheimer’s or related dementias.  Gain knowledge, learn new skills and approaches that help in caring for a loved one.  Don’t go it alone!  Find class dates and learn more

Support Groups
Home Instead Senior Care offers professionally-facilitated support groups throughout the month for both caregivers and people living with dementia.  The support groups are a safe place to find support, learn more about the disease and find coping strategies.  Find dates and learn more

Free Community Programs
Our community programs are open to all people living with dementia and their families, whether you attend our Friends Club or not.  Find details here.  Check back often as we always have something fun going on!


Trained Alzheimer's CAREGivers in Pittsfield, MA​

We would be honored to serve your family. Call us today to learn more about caregiving for your loved one with Alzheimer's, dementia, Parkinson's or another chronic disease: (413) 442-0907​


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