Our Services

Alzheimer's Café

The Alzheimer's (Alz) Café is a welcoming place where people living with dementia, along with their care partners and family members, come together for a casual social gathering. Spend an afternoon enjoying interesting conversation with both new and old friends who are experiencing similar circumstances. Everyone is welcome. The Alzheimer's Café happens on the fourth Thursday of each month from 3pm - 4:30pm at various food and social venues in and around Bellingham.

We provide ongoing support groups and educational classes, such as Staying Connected, which provide a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for individuals diagnosed with a dementia related diseases. Support groups for care partners are also held monthly.

What is Staying Connected?

  • A free weekly program for people with early memory loss concerns

Locations and Times

  • Ferndale Senior Center - 1998 Cherry Street, Ferndale, WA 98248
    Wednesdays at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Lynden Manor - 905 Aaron Drive…

Free Memory Screenings

Offered monthly on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the ASW office 1308 Meador Avenue, Suite C1, Bellingham, WA 98229, from 10am to 12pm (walk-ins are welcome).
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Find Me Safe Network - Safety Bracelet Program

ASW is a part of the Find Me Safe Network, which is a transmitter safety bracelet program, also known in some areas as Project Lifesaver. We work closely with the Whatcom County Sheriff's Department and search and rescue to facilitate this program.
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Carepartner Support Group
This is a two component support group: one is for the caregiver and the other is for the person experiencing early stage memory loss.

1:00pm to 3:00pm
First & Third Thursdays of each month
Congregational Church
2401 Cornwall Ave.
Bellingham, WA 98225

Education is empowerment! This therapeutic and research-based peer support group is professionally facilitated and may include discussions about the impact of the diagnosis on you and your family, coping with changing…

Educational Conferences & Workshops

We offer conferences and workshops intended for care partners and those who serve people affected by dementia related diseases. Continuing education credits are available for healthcare professionals.
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