Pamela Krist Atwood has worked with older adults professionally since 1989, and in 2001 earned a master’s degree in Gerontology and Human Development from University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, Connecticut. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, which is where met Tom. Pam is accredited through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. In 2010 she became a Certified Laughter Leader through the World Laughter Tour, Inc.
Pam started Atwood Dementia Group/Live Laugh Learn LLC in 2019 to support families and organizations who care for people living with neurocognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. Prior to that she was Executive Director at the senior living community Colebrook Village in Hebron, Connecticut, and previously was a member of the senior management team at Hebrew Health Care in West Hartford. Her favorite job is being wife to Tom, and mommy to Tom Jr. and Charlotte Frost Atwood. Pam also loves singing.